John Rigby & Co 416 Rigby rifle on a Double Square Bridge Magnum Mauser Action. It has a 24” tapered, stepped, round Lother Walther barrel with proper sleeved-on front sight base, gold bead front sight, flip-up porcelain night bead, detended front sight hood, sleeved-on rear sight base and quarter rib with 1 standing and 2 folding golf lined express sights, engraved for 100, 150, and 200 yards. Exhibition grade black streaked European walnut stock with ebony forened tip, double recoil cross bolts, steel trapdoor pistol grip cap, classic point-pattern checkering (wrapping around the forend) with mullered borders, classic comb, beaded pancake cheekpiece, inletted rear swivel stud and dark brown leather covered recoil pad. German made, Reimer Johannsen double-squarebridge magnum Mauser action with jeweled bolt, deep scroll carved bolt knob on straight-down bolt handle, Recknagel trigger, Model 70-type safety with FIRE inlaid in gold, solid bottom metal with hinged straddle floorplate, drop-box magazine for five cartridges and release inside triggerguard. Leupold Vari-X III 1.5-5x matte-finish scope with fine duplex reticle on Recknagel ERA quick-detachable swing mounts integrated with receiver squarebridges. Receiver ring, side wall, floorplate, front sight base, front swivel base, grip cap and floorplate scroll engraved by Byron Burgess and with maned lion on coin-finished floorplate. Receiver ring gold inlaid .416 Rigby on left, and serial number on right. Rigby logo in gold on grip cap. Maker's name in gold on quarter rib.
LOP is 15" to the end of the leather covered pad and weight is 10.75lbs without scope; 11.4 lbs scoped. German nitro proofs for 1999 on left rear of barrel and on front receiver ring. Excellent condition showing little use. Shoots and handles very well.