A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 25935
Lot 197S2
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 25935
Sold for £20,400 (US$ 34,288) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 25935
Lot Details
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 25935
Toplever and rib engraved '4', best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, cocking-indicators, virtually full hardening-colour, well-figured stock, the chopper-lump barrels with game-rib engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London, England
Weight 6lb. 12½oz., 14½in. stock, 29½in. barrels, approx. I.C. & ¾ choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was built to match gun no. 17289 in 1947, and is noted in the records as having been numbered '4'
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