Lot 148

An very clean example of a Martini-Henry Mk II short-lever rifle in .45/.577 (obsolete calibre), manufactured at Enfield in 1875. With numerous British markings (e.g. WD, Enfield approval) all over. Wood and metalwork in particularly good condition and with very strong rifling and clean bore. Action strong and functioning well. Smooth buttplate, short lever (no re-conversion). Sight to 1300 yards. 1876 pattern long bayonet, without scabbard, with WD, Enfield and Nepalese markings, fits rifle well. (1)

Estimate: £850-£950