A 12-bore (2¾in) single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by E.J. Churchill, no. 6369
Lot 291S2
A 12-bore (2¾in) 'Premiere' single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by E.J. Churchill, no. 6369
Sold for £12,000 (US$ 20,336) inc. premium
Auction Details
A 12-bore (2¾in) 'Premiere' single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by E.J. Churchill, no. 6369
Lot Details
A 12-bore (2¾in) 'Premiere' single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by E.J. Churchill, no. 6369
Hold-open toplever, non-selective single-trigger with double rolled-edge trigger-guard, the lockplates engraved depicting a pointer and a pigeon on the left and two ducks on the right, surrounded by best foliate-scroll engraving, traces of hardening-colour, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, well-figured replacement stock (cracked at lower horns), the forend-iron with Churchill's Premiere Over & Under inlaid in gold, the barrels, engraved E.J. Churchill (Gunmakers) Ltd., Orange St. Gunworks, Leicester Square, London, with matt solid top-rib (intermediate bead-sight missing) and scroll-engraved breech-ends
Weight 7lb. 11oz., 14 5/8in. stock, 28in. barrels, approx. ¾ & 3/8 choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1939
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