A fine pair of 12-bore single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by James Woodward & Sons, no. 5816/7 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot 206AS2
A fine pair of 12-bore single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by James Woodward & Sons, no. 5816/7 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
Sold for £16,800 (US$ 28,104) inc. premium
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A fine pair of 12-bore single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by James Woodward & Sons, no. 5816/7 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot Details
A fine pair of 12-bore single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by James Woodward & Sons, no. 5816/7
Toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, best foliate-scroll engraving, the undersides engraved Woodward's Single Trigger, much hardening-colour, arcaded fences, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, non-selective single-triggers, well-figured replacement stocks, the Whitworth Steel chopper-lump barrels (No. 1 slightly loose on action) with game-ribs engraved James Woodward & Sons, 64 St. James's Street, London Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel
Weight 6lb. 7¾oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 8¼oz. (No. 2), 14 5/8in. stocks, 29in. barrels, both approx. I.C. & ¼ choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1912 for Colonel Valentine Charles Browne CVO, Viscount Castelrosse and 5th Earl of Kenmare (1860-1941). They were originally fitted with semi-pistolgrip stocks

Saleroom notices

  • The single-trigger of the No. 2 gun requires regulating This is an extra lot
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