A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23423 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover
Lot 240S2
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23423 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover
Sold for £28,800 (US$ 45,423) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23423 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23423
Best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, much hardening-colour, cocking-indicators, well-figured stock, the Whitworth Steel chopper-lump barrels with game-rib engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel
Weight 7lb., 15¼in. stock, 30in. barrels, approx. 5/8 & full choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1928. It has remained in the same family since new
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