Golding Young & Mawer’s Collective Sale at Grantham on 1st March is selling a perfect replica of the John Rigby & Co 275″ bolt action rifle presented to Jim Corbett, after slaying the man-eating tigress at Champawat in 1907, in a fully fitted Wilson canvas case with the accessories. British Deactivation Certificate No. 36117 dated 29/07/03.
Labels from World Wide Arms 2003 and J Roberts & Son with original price tag of £10,000, together with a photograph album, detailing the manufacture and works.
More details about this lot can be found on www.goldingyoung.com.