RIGBY 577/500 BPE- UNBELIEVABLE COND- MINT BORES- 95% ORIG CASE COLORS- MECHANICALLY APPEARS UNFIRED- 60% ENGRAVING- REBOUNDING LOCKS- SOLID as NEW: #16029, John Rigby & Co. Dublin & London: Listed With a Consecutive #16030 500/450: A Rigby Back Action Rebounding Hammer Jones Action Underlever 577/500 Black Powder Express Double Rifle with Outstanding Bore Condition, Made in 1889, 26″ Steel Extractor barrels, The barrels are marked “Case W. R. No. 2 Powder 132 Grains – Cannelured Bullet 400 Grains”, Full length rib with 1 standing & 1 folding platinum lined rear sights, Proofed in London, Rebounding locks, Carved percussion fences, Swing lever forend release, Horn grip cap, Sling eyes, 14 3/4″ LOP over a full face checkered steel buttplate, 10 lbs., Very nice wood with nice color & contrast, The wood is as stout both in the butt and forend as the day it was made; 60% coverage of period scroll engraving that remains sharp and crisp that includes the hammers, top strap, opening lever, trigger guard and forend, This superb conditioned classic has 95% absolute original case colors remaining, The barrels retain an honest 90% original black, The buttstock and forend have been professionally re-oiled, Another very strong point to this gun is the bores look exactly like the day it left Rigby and have the appearance as being brand new, Every screw is engraved and they all remain at 98%, The breech face has 100% case colors remaining, The nose of the strikers still have 100% of the heat blue, The retainer nuts for the strikers still have 100% heat blue, This gun honestly appears that it could be unfired. Here is first rate quality, style, grace, workmanship, handling, and Rigby romance from a great period at the pinnacle of sporting guns in the last years of the 19th century. As many of you know, I have seen my fair share of period black powder express double rifles but not many are as mechanically stout as this piece with bores that look like they did in 1889 and the day it walked out of Rigby. This gun has a consecutive numbered, #16030, 500/450 BPE with bores that are Excellent Plus and a super piece of wood. Price: $15,750
Arrieta SLE 28ga 2-3/4″Shell 29″bbl SxS Shotgun: A lovely Arrieta SLE 28ga side-by-side shotgun. This shotgun features a sidelock round-action Holland-type action from Arrieta, with full coverage engraving, deep blue barrels and checkered walnut stock and forend. The shotgun is in excellent working condition with brilliant bores, tight barrels, perfect ejection and only minor finish wear in small areas. This is a stunning little bird gun! Model: SLE Serial Number: 570320807 Chambers: 2-3/4 Ejectors: Auto Triggers: Double Stock Comb: 1-1/2″ Stock Heel: 2-1/4″ Stock Cast: 1/8″ Cast Off Butt Pad: Rubber LOP: 14-1/4 Weight: 6lbs Choke Left: Mod Choke Right: IC Engraving: Full Coverage Scroll Case: No Item Location: Orvis Pursell Farms Price: $6,500
CSMC RBL 28ga SxS Boxlock Shotgun: Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company: RBL-28 Reserve 28 gauge 2-3/4″ chambers 28″ Barrels Choked IC/MOD Gold plated double triggers Automatic ejectors English grip stock Splinter forearm Engraved with scrollwork and Pointing dogs Fitted Canvas Case with all the accessories LOP: 14-1/4″ to Front 13-1/4″ to back DAC: 1-1/2″ DAH: 2-1/2″ Cast for RH Weight: 5.4 Lbs Price: $4,395
J. Beattie Pinfire Double rifle – Damascus Barrels – Antique Extremely Rare Pinfire Double Rifle: Here is a very beautiful Pin Fire double rifle made by J. Beattie. It has fine detailed english style engraving all over the action, hammers, and trigger guard. It has a comfortable english style stock and comes up nicely. The barrel is 26 inches and is made of damascus steel and has leaf sights engraved with gold marked at 100, 150 and 200 yards. The gun is in very good shape for its age and opens smoothly and releases the hammers as it should. The bore condition is excellent and is about .43 caliber but we didn’t chamber cast it so we not sure exactly. Thanks for looking! Price: $3,195
Beretta Orvis Uplander 20ga 26″/28″ 2 Barrel Set O/U Shotgun: Beretta Orvis Uplander 20ga over-under shotgun. This shotgun includes two barrels, one original 26″ fixed choke barrel, and one newer Onyx-finished 28″ barrel with multi chokes. Both barrels are fit properly to the receiver. The gun is in great overall condition with some minor wear, but perfectly functional with great bores. A perfect field setup! Chambers: 3″ Ejectors: Auto Triggers: SST Stock Comb: 1-3/8 Stock Heel: 2-1/4 LOP: 14-1/2 Weight: 6lbs Price: $3,000
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