Westley Richards, hand detachable sidelock assisted opening 12 Ga
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Westley Richards , hand detachable sidelock assisted opening 12 Ga.
Made in 1965 , in maker leather case with snap caps and cleaning rod.
28” dovetail lump barrels, 2 ¾” chambers in like new condition , bores measure .730”
With mirror finish, chokes are .009” and .017” ( Imp Cyl and Mod) . Narrow swamped rib with like new soldering . Holland type, spring loaded opener . Original blacking in 95+% condition.
Bar action , hand detachable sidelocks, single selective single trigger with selector on the right lock .
I have checked and serviced the gun for the last 5 years, and the single trigger has been absolutely trouble free.
95% coverage of acanthus leaves with a 95%+ original condition charcoal case color hardening. Automatic safety.
Splinter forend with Anson release and Southgate ejectors.
Nice game gun with weight at 6 lbs. 8 oz. and a balance point at the hinge.
Stock measures 14 5/8” LOP over a .600” leather covered pad , drop is 1 3/8” and 2 1/16” with a ¼” cast off.
The wood is in 95% original condition with some light marking in the finish and checkering.
Obviously this gun has been well taken care of and maintained for the last 52 years .
A chance to own a 95% condition bespoke game gun for a third of the new replacement.
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