Original British Martini Action .450/577 Sporting Rifle by R.B. Rodda & Co
Original Item: Only one available. This is a very nice small sporting rifle circa 1875-1885 manufactured by R.B. RODDA & CO of London and Calcutta.
Features a British proofed 21-inch barrel with half stock fore-end, sling swivels mounted on barrel and lower butt stock. Barrel fitted with triple flip sights, this was a perfect compact tiger rifle which was both powerful and portable.
Used by British officers during the final years of Queen Victoria’s rule, offered in nice cleaned refinished condition.
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