Lot 149

A high quality professional sporting conversion Martini-Henry Mk.IV rifle in .45/.577 (obsolete calibre). The upgraded heavy custom barrel by Clabrough & Johnstone of Price Street, Birmingham, engraved to the topstrap of the barrel. Custom walnut stock, with pistol grip and chequering, custom short lever with ring-end. Both sides of the breech block machined and engraved with No.698. Fixed sight up to 100 yards, four leaf sights for 200-500 yards and sliding lever sight for 600-1000 yards. Fore sight adjustable for windage. Sling mounting rings to underneath of barrel and stock. Action strong and fully functioning, barrel bore clean and with strong rifling. Barrel 28 inches (71cm). (1)

Estimate: £1,200-£1,400