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    John Venables, Oxford c.1860 28 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader
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    John Venables, Oxford c.1860 28 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader

    ShotgunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,250

    Victorian C1860 English, John Venables, Oxford 28 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Sporting / Hunting Rifle With Octagonal Brown Wash Barrel & Ram Rod. Sn 15054 - 15054

    This an excellent percussion sporting / hunting rifle by John Venables who was a quality English Gun maker recorded as having premises in Oxon, Oxford between 1846 & 1863, he is then recorded in the same location operating as Venables & Son in 1868 (see page 105 of English Gunmakers By Bailey & Nie). It has a beautiful Walnut full stock with chequered wrist and German Silver stock mounts. It also has a void German silver escutcheon inlaid. The stock also has a polished horn fore end block. Its 29 ¼” octagonal brown wash steel barrel is signed ‘Venables Oxford’. The bore has light staining consistent with age and crisp rifling. The rifle measures 46” overall. The action has foliate scrollwork decoration and is crisply signed ‘Venables’. The rifle has its original wood ram rod with brass end cap and brass worm, heavy Dolphin hammer, sling swivel lugs, blade fore sight and ‘v’ notch plate rear sight. It has a steel butt plate with extended tang and trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial. The weapon’s cocking and firing actions work perfectly. The price for this excellent Victorian rifle includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 15054
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    CategoryShotguns
    SubcategoryMuzzleloader
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 1,250
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeJohn Venables, Oxford
    Calibre28 Bore/gauge
    Modelc.1860
    Antiqueyes
    CertificateNo Licence
    Barrel length29 1/4 inches
    Overall length46 inches
    Your reference15054
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item
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