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£ 1,695 C1865 Victorian British Officer’s Private Purchase J.D. Dougall London Enfield 1853 Pattern, 3 Band .577 Regulation Calibre Percussion Rifle. Sn 20826 Single Shot .577 Rifles
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C1865 Victorian British Officer’s Private Purchase J.D. Dougall London Enfield 1853 Pattern, 3 Band .577 Regulation Calibre Percussion Rifle. Sn 20826 Single Shot .577 Rifles

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Stockport, North WestUpdated 10 months ago
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CategoryRifles
SubcategorySingle Shot
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
MakeC1865 Victorian British Officer’s Private Purchase J.D. Dougall London Enfield 1853 Pattern, 3 Band .577
Calibre.577
ModelRegulation Calibre Percussion Rifle. Sn 20826
Antiqueyes
MechanismPercussion
Your reference20826
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C1865 Victorian British Officer’s Private Purchase J.D. Dougall London Enfield 1853 Pattern, 3 Band .577 Regulation Calibre Percussion Rifle. Sn 20826 - 20826

James Dalzeil Dougall (1818-91) of the Scottish Glasgow based family of Gun & Fowling tackle makers expanded to work in London at 59 St James Street 1864-82. The company became Dougall & Sons in 1883 and continued in business both in London and Glasgow until C1923 (see pages 154 and 155 of British Gunmakers Vol 1 by Brown). This is an original British Officer’s private purchase Enfield 1853 Pattern 3-band Percussion Rifle in .577 regulation calibre By J.D. Dougall London made C1865. The action plate is signed ‘J.D Dougall’. It has all original walnut stock with chequered panel wrist and fore stock, brass butt plate, brass fore end block and trigger guard with extended tang. The rifle also has its original iron ramrod, ladder rear sight & block and blade fore sight. It has a heavy military hammer. The barrel’s bore is has just light staining consistent with age & well defined rifling. The barrel is stamped with proof / inspection marks. The metal work has even patina. Total length is 49 ½” with a 33" barrel. The barrel is signed with the maker’s 59 St james Street address. The cocking & firing action work crisply. The price includes UK delivery. NB This is an antique percussion rifle and no licence is required to own it in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 20826

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