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X X X SOLD X X X A WHITWORTH RIFLE CO. MANCHESTER .451 RIFLE. Circa 1860. Good condition. Ref 2669.

  • X X X SOLD X X X  A WHITWORTH RIFLE CO. MANCHESTER .451 RIFLE. Circa 1860. Good condition. Ref 2669.
  • X X X SOLD X X X  A WHITWORTH RIFLE CO. MANCHESTER .451 RIFLE. Circa 1860. Good condition. Ref 2669.
  • X X X SOLD X X X  A WHITWORTH RIFLE CO. MANCHESTER .451 RIFLE. Circa 1860. Good condition. Ref 2669.
  • X X X SOLD X X X  A WHITWORTH RIFLE CO. MANCHESTER .451 RIFLE. Circa 1860. Good condition. Ref 2669.
  • X X X SOLD X X X  A WHITWORTH RIFLE CO. MANCHESTER .451 RIFLE. Circa 1860. Good condition. Ref 2669.

X X X SOLD X X X A WHITWORTH RIFLE CO. MANCHESTER .451 RIFLE. Circa 1860. Good condition. Ref 2669.

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A very rare WHITWORTH .451 calibre percussion target rifle circa 1860. Engraved "BEST" on the trigger guard tang. The lock engraved with a crown over the letter W. The lock also engraved "Whitworth Rifle Co. Manchester". Straight butt-stock fitted with a high quality and unusual nickel silver butt-plate which is similar to ones found on Swiss target rifles of the period. Fitted with two sling swivels and its original iron ramrod with wooden barrel guide. The wrist and fore-end with the original checkering to the wood. Flip up front sight. Fully adjustable folding ladder rear sight marked on one edge from 0 to 60  and on the other edge from 0 to 12, a peep sight fitted to the wrist. Barrel length 32 inches and marked with British proof marks and the words "WHITWORTH PATENT". Overall length is 51 inches. Without any doubt this is the best .451 calibre Whitworth percussion target rifle that we have offered for sale in 52 yearsGood extremely crisp working action, in good original untouched  condition. Good bore. Ref 2669.
This is an obsolete antique rifle and is sold as a collectors item only.
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  • Product Code:
    2669