A lightweight 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 24260 In a leather case with J. Purdey & Sons trade-label
Lot 175S2
A lightweight 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 24260 In a leather case with J. Purdey & Sons trade-label
Sold for £15,600 (US$ 26,248) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A lightweight 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 24260
The toplever and rib engraved '1', best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, much hardening-colour, cocking-indicators, rolled-edge trigger-guard, well-figured stock (shortened by the makers), 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 6lb. 2oz., 14½in. stock, 27in. barrels, approx. I.C. & ¾ choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In a leather case with J. Purdey & Sons trade-label

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1931, but was never paired. The stock was shortened and rebalanced by them in 1945
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