April 27-30, 2021 Extraordinary Firearms & Militaria
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Circa 1912. A vintage Mauser action patented designed stalking rifle by the well-known British manufacturer W.J. Jeffery. This classic rifle is built with a 25" steel barrel. Barrel is fitted with a ramped front blade sight with removable hood and mid-band eye for sling. This rifle was one of the first from Jeffery in this caliber as the cartridge is also called the .333 Jeffery and was created by the firm in 1911. The barrel reads "W.J. JEFFERY & CO LTD, 13 KING ST, ST JAMES, LONDON. S.W. 23589". Barrel also with appropriate British proofs. The original Mauser action .333 Express calibered rifle built with a red English walnut stock. The stock with sharp checkered pistol grip has a horn pistol grip cap, eye for sling, and steel recoil plate with trapdoor. The stock forend is fitted with a horn forend tip. Mauser action with flag safe, stripper clip cut out, rear peep sight at end of bolt. The W.J. JEFFERY patented scope mount system with vintage scope comes with this lovely old rifle. Rifle is kept in its vintage green canvas case. Inner case lid with black and gold makers case label. CONDITION: Very good. Barrel retains 98% of a well-executed re-black. Action is smooth. Rifling is good. Stock with small wood inlay from handling mishap on right. Stock and forend grips benefit from older but freshly cut checkering. Vintage case in good condition. Nice vintage rifle. PLEASE NOTE: Only legal residents of the United States of America may purchase this item. Morphy will only release this item to the buyer who is a confirmed US resident (valid government document required) that picks the item up personally or provides a valid US shipping address. By paying the invoice the buyer acknowledges he or she has no intention of selling or transferring the item in any manner to any entity outside of the US or using the item in any illegal manner. All other terms and conditions apply. CP
Case with Scope & Mount System
Barrel Length
.333 Express
Drop at Comb
1 - 3/4"
Drop at Heel
2 - 5/8"
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Length of Pull
14 - 1/4"
W.J. Jeffry
Mauser 98
Serial Number
8 Lbs. 3 oz. / 9 Lbs. (w/scope)
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $10,200.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 22
Auction closed on Friday, April 30, 2021.
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