James Purdey 577 (Alex Henry) Express Falling Block Single Shot.  This exquisite rifle carries black

powder proof marks and is chambered for the 2 3/4" 577 Express Cartridge.  The embellished barrel

banner reads," James Purdey 314 1/2 Oxford Street London.  The action is engraved, "Alex'r Henry

patent with the typical left side hammer position and stepped lockplate.  Bore is excellent.  Barrel is

fitted with a single standing rear sight engraved 100 yds and inlaid with platinum center line. Wood

is very good showing a few handling marks, typical for the age of the rifle.  The steel butt plate is

finished with a pleasing rounded peak at the heel, rather than the typical pointed widow's peak. 

Overall a fantastic rifle that exhibits the best of two highly renowned British and Scottish Gunmakers.

Maker James Purdy - London
Gauge/Caliber 577 Black Powder Express
Barrels 28" With full length engine turned rib. Retaining Aprox. 98% blue.
Chokes n/a
Engraving Fine English Scroll
Action Alex Henry - Edinburgh - Retaining 25% Original Case Color.
Stock Nicely Figured English Walnut
Butt Steel
L.O.P. 14 3/8"
Weight 8 lbs. 1.4 oz.
Stock Dimensions 14 3/8 LOP with Neutral Cast
Price $14,500.00

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