A fine 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector pigeon gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23969 In its brass-mounted oak and leather double-guncase with canvas cover
Lot 239S2
A fine 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector pigeon gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23969 In its brass-mounted oak and leather double-guncase with canvas cover
Sold for £21,600 (US$ 36,305) inc. premium
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A fine 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector pigeon gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23969 In its brass-mounted oak and leather double-guncase with canvas cover
Lot Details
A fine 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector pigeon gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23969
The treble-grip action-body with concealed third-bite and side-clips, best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, much hardening-colour, cocking-indicators, well-figured stock, the Whitworth Steel chopper-lump barrels, engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel, with matt-rib
Weight 7lb. 12¾oz., 15 3/8in. stock, 29in. barrels, both approx. ex. full choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
In its brass-mounted oak and leather double-guncase with canvas cover

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1929. It has remained in the same family since new

    The case is fitted to take this gun and the next lot
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