Bell Highland Stalker Rifle. Presented in a limited edition vintage style canvas case, the rifle comes with a limited edition print of the Rigby ledger book where Bell’s gun is listed, a Rigby knife and a copy of new previously unpublished stories by Bell, ‘Incidents from an Elephant Hunter’s Diary’, signed by all the Rigby gunmakers involved in production of the rifle. Share to Email Email Address. ".275 Rigby" was the British designation for the German 7x57mm Mauser cartridge. Rigby: Highland Stalker W.D.M. John Rigby and Company produced a number of rifles chambered in .275 Rigby (which is what the British called the 7mm Mauser) for British citizens hunting all over the globe. The limited run of just 50 rifles is the first model in Rigby’s new Heritage Series, which will form part of a collector’s series over the forthcoming years. RIFLE 275 RIGBY RIGBY HIGHLAND STALKER BELL LTD EDITION. Jamie, Please quote the price in Canadian dollars. (Bell) was the first white man to leave a footprint in these vast unchartered areas… No matter what name is on the action or cartridge, the Rigby is a grand rifle… The World’s Most Famous .275 Rigby. Each book in this limited edition of 275 numbered copies is signed by Rigby CEO Marc Newton and the set comes in a beautiful leather slipcase. WDM Bell is forever associated with the John Rigby & Sons Mauser rifle and the .275 Rigby cartridge. Plus the rifle has a Rigby spoon bolt handle and Mauser flag safety just like Bell’s. ".275 Rigby" was the British designation for the German 7x57mm Mauser cartridge. bullets pushed (slowly) by gunpowder. Presented in a limited edition vintage style canvas case, the rifle comes with a limited edition print of the Rigby ledger book where Bell’s gun is listed, a Rigby knife and a copy of new previously unpublished stories by Bell, ‘Incidents from an Elephant Hunter’s Diary’, signed by all the Rigby gunmakers involved in production of the rifle. Bob also used the little Rigby on a later safari to Karamoja—Bell’s old hunting grounds in Uganda. If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact our US agent Gary Duffey, gary@johnrigbyandco.com. Your email address will not be published. This indicated the .275’s reintroduction was a success, but the shortage is no doubt partially due to a limited run of ammunition; Hornady lists it on its website, indicating more will be made sometime. $55,195.00. Plus the rifle has a Rigby spoon bolt handle and Mauser flag safety just like Bell’s. Acclaimed hunters such as Karamojo Bell shot several hundred elephants with his .275 Rigby and Jim Corbett used his for hunting man-eating tigers and leopards in India. #5959, John Rigby & Co. 43 Sackville St. London W: A John Rigby Intermediate Mauser Action in 275 Rigby (7x57 Mauser) built in 1951, 25" barrel with a band island rear sight with 1 st ...Click for more info Bell owned and used a number of rifles, not just the lightweight 7x57mm made by Rigby. -Prior to all that, he had invested in two Daniel Frazer sporterised Lee .303s used for everything from DG to PG on his first ivory safari. Highest £ … Paying homage to iconic British adventurer Karamojo Bell, London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has released a new limited edition ‘W.D.M. Bell’ model of their Highland Stalker rifle. Brand. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Thank you very much for your assistance. Share. rigby 1 item; Compare Products. The result is a fabulous rifle built in England by Rigby’s talented gun smith craftsmen. NEED TO ORDER BY PHONE? Bullet weights of 173 grain soft or 140 grain solid were popular and the rifles were a hit with African ‘white hunters’, like Harry Selby and W.D.M Bell. M. Bell, an intrepid adventurer, he earned the nickname "Karamojo" for his extraordinary elephant-hunting exploits in the Karamoja Province of Uganda and elsewhere. Please. Bell’ model of their Highland Stalker rifle, paying homage to adventurer Karamojo Bell. He became famous for perfecting the brain shot on elephants. Add to Cart. Based on the original 1928 Rigby rifle design, on the magazine floor plate is the engraving of ‘W.D.M.B’, as per Bell’s original rifle. Rigby, J. Copyright © 2020 Calgary Shooting Centre Ltd. All rights reserved. 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