A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23850 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot 178S2
A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23850 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case
Sold for £14,400 (US$ 24,178) inc. premium
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A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23850
Best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, traces of hardening-colour, cocking-indicators, well-figured replacement stock (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. 9¾oz., 15in. stock, 30in. barrels, approx. ¼ & 5/8 choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In its brass-mounted oak and leather case

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1929 and restocked by them in 1972
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