A English Pattern 1842 Three Groove Rifle, lock dated 1855 Tower VR Cypher on lock plate and numerous other government marking, on stock is a large old label Rorkes Drift 1879 taken from a Zulu Warior, said to be, after independence the South African Government ordered that evidence of British Colonialism be removed. This gun was sold in the auctioning off of items from the Johannesburg Museum to a South African Gentleman who brought it to England, then sold on

The auction for this lot occurred on 12/11/2020