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SC34: Sporting and Collectors Sale

A WWI Black Lacquer Rifle Scope by Aldis Brothers, Birmingham Date Stamped 1915

Auction Lot SC34/194

A WWI black lacquer rifle scope by Aldis Brothers, Birmingham date stamped 1915 and numbered 'Rifle 7296' to main tube and stamped 'J Purdy & Sons' to front mount, 'T' bar sight to optics, together in leather case with matching number to exterior. *Note - Formerly the property of Driver E McAllen, 91st Royal Field Artillery and passed down through the family, together with photocopies of photographs and a newspaper cutting of Driver McAllen.

A WWI Black Lacquer Rifle Scope by Aldis Brothers, Birmingham Date Stamped 1915 (SC34/194) offered in our Two Day Sporting and Collectors Auction starting on 11th May 2021 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A WWI black lacquer rifle scope by Aldis Brothers, Birmingham date stamped 1915 and numbered 'Rifle 7296' to main tube and stamped 'J Purdy & Sons' to front mount, 'T' bar sight to optics, together in leather case with matching number to exterior. *Note - Formerly the property of Driver E McAllen, 91st Royal Field Artillery and passed down through the family, together with photocopies of photographs and a newspaper cutting of Driver McAllen.

Price Realised

£1,400

Department

Collectables and Toys

Fine Art Category

Medals and Militaria

Sale Information

SC34: Sporting and Collectors Sale
Tuesday, 11th May 2021
Wednesday, 12th May 2021

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Tuesday, 11th May 2021 as part of the Day One section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

Owing to the increasing amount of reproduction militaria in circulation, in particular Third Reich items, the bidder must be satisfied in relation to the authenticity of each lot prior to bidding. Such lots are sold as seen and refunds will not be given. Viewing of such lots is highly recommended.

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