A fine lightweight 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey, no. 24561 In a J. Purdey brass-mounted oak and leather case with a set of associated named accessories and a later canvas cover
Lot 136S2
A fine lightweight 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey, no. 24561
In a J. Purdey brass-mounted oak and leather case with a set of associated named accessories and a later canvas cover
Sold for £12,000 (US$ 16,122) inc. premium

Sporting Guns

28 Mar 2007, 14:00 BST

London, Knightsbridge

Lot Details
A fine lightweight 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey, no. 24561
Best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving with much hardening-colour, the action with cocking-indicators and disc-set strikers, chequered front-trigger, highly figured stock (possibly shortened by 3/16in), the Special Super Nickel steel chopper-lump barrels with semi-sunken game-rib, numbered '1' in gold on the toplever, barrels and forend
Weight 6lb. 3¼oz., 15in. stock, 28in. barrels, both approx. ¼ choke, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof
In a J. Purdey brass-mounted oak and leather case with a set of associated named accessories and a later canvas cover
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