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    Hollis & Sheath Makers To Her Majesty’s War Department 2 Band .577 Calibre Percussion Rifle With Nipple Protector & Chain . Muzzleloader .577 Rifles
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    Hollis & Sheath Makers To Her Majesty’s War Department 2 Band .577 Calibre Percussion Rifle With Nipple Protector & Chain . Muzzleloader .577 Rifles

    RiflesMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,200

    Victorian British Hollis & Sheath Birmingham Makers To Her Majesty’s War Department Enfield Volunteer’s Private Purchase, 2 Band .577 Calibre Percussion Rifle With Nipple Protector & Chain . Sn 15682 - 15682

    Hollis & Sheath were English, Birmingham based Gunmakers with premises at Weaman Row & 49 Whittall Street between 1849 to 1861 when the Business succeeded to Isaac Hollis & Sons (see page 251 of British Gunmakers Vol.2 by Brown). Hollis & Sheath also made military weapons for the British Board Of Ordnance. This is an excellent, original British Volunteer’s private purchase 2-band Percussion Rifle in .577" calibre. The action plate is signed ‘Hollis & Sheath Makers To Her Majesty’s War Department’. It has all original walnut stock with steel butt plate, steel fore end block, bayonet bar, trigger guard with extended tang and sling swivels. The rifle also has its original steel ramrod, ladder rear sight, block and blade fore sight and nipple protector with chain. The barrel’s bore is clean and the rifling well defined. The barrel is stamped with proof / inspection marks. The metal work has excellent blue finish. Total length is 49” with a 33" barrel. The cocking & firing action works perfectly. 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. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15682
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    CategoryRifles
    SubcategoryMuzzleloader
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 1,200
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeHollis & Sheath Makers To Her Majesty’s War Department
    Calibre.577
    Model2 Band .577 Calibre Percussion Rifle With Nipple Protector & Chain .
    Manufactured YearVictorian
    CertificateNo Licence
    Barrel length33 inches
    Overall length49 inches
    Your reference15682
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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