A 20-bore (2¾in) boxlock ejector gun by John Wilkes, no. 15104 A group of shotgun-related accessories comprising: a pigskin leather single-guncase with C.B. Vaughan trade-label; two William Evans leather cartridge-bags; a leather cartridge-belt; and a canvas single-gunslip (5)
Lot 229S2
A 20-bore (2¾in) boxlock ejector gun by John Wilkes, no. 15104 Together with a pigskin leather single-guncase with C.B. Vaughan trade-label, two William Evans leather cartridge-bags, a leather cartridge-belt and a canvas single-gunslip
Sold for £3,120 (US$ 4,882) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 20-bore (2¾in) boxlock ejector gun by John Wilkes, no. 15104
The sides of the action-body with the makers name engraved in a scrolling banner surrounded by close foliate-scrollwork, some hardening-colour, well-figured stock, the barrels with game-rib engraved John Wilkes, 79 Beak Street, London, W1
Weight 5lb. 4¼oz., 14 5/8in. stock, 26in. barrels, approx. 3/8 & ¾ choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
Together with a pigskin leather single-guncase with C.B. Vaughan trade-label, two William Evans leather cartridge-bags, a leather cartridge-belt and a canvas single-gunslip

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1963, and was built by Jack Wilkes
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