Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    British Martini-Henry Mark III Rolling Block Military Rifle.
    Unserialized, .450 caliber, 33-inch barrel with fixed front sight and folding rear ladder sight. Breech marked: MADE IN ENGLAND. Blued finish. Various British proofs to left side of barrel. Right side of receiver marked: (crown) / V.R. / L.S.A. CO. / 1880 / (crown)/V / III / I. Lever action. Smooth walnut straight stock and fore-end. Two barrel bands and sling swivel. Enfield cartouche to right side of stock. Metal buttplate.

    Condition: Very good. Finish primarily a smooth grey patina with scattered signs of handling wear and patches of pitting. Scuffs, dings and areas of staining present to wood. Ramrod absent. Action crisp. Strong bore.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    9th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 262

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 27 days left to consign to the 2020 February 22 - 23 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,583,038