John Rigby & Co .275 Rigby on a Mauser Action with thumb cut on left side. It has a 24” round Lother Walther barrel with banded hooded front sight base, gold bead front sight, rear sight base with 1 standing and 3 folding express sights, engraved for 100, 200, 300, and 400 yards. Exhibition grade highly figured European walnut stock, steel trapdoor pistol grip cap, classic point-pattern checkering (wrapping around the forend), classic comb, beaded cheekpiece, and black recoil pad. Mauser action with jeweled bolt, deep rosette carved bolt knob on straight-down bolt handle, Model 70-type safety with “F” (for Fire) inlaid in gold, solid bottom metal with hinged straddle floorplate highly engraved with release inside triggerguard. Scope mount bases for Talley detachable rings on the receiver. Receiver ring, side wall and top rail, grip cap and floorplate heavily scroll engraved. Receiver left side gold inlaid “Rigby”, and “.275 Rigby” on barrel left side. Rigby logo in gold on grip cap.
LOP is 14-3/8" to the end of the recoil pad and weight is 8.8 lbs. Overall VG+ to excellent condition showing some use and light handling marks. Shoots and handles very well. I personally took it on a leopard and plains game hunt and it performed very nicely and was well cared for.