A pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 14858/9 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case, and together with two additional stocks
Lot 191S2
A pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 14858/9 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case, and together with two additional stocks
Sold for £21,600 (US$ 36,305) inc. premium
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A pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 14858/9 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case, and together with two additional stocks
Lot Details
A pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 14858/9
The toplevers and ribs engraved '1' and '2', best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, cocking-indicators, traces of hardening-colour, beetle-backed safeties, well-figured replacement stocks (by the makers), the Whitworth Steel chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel
Weight 6lb. 11¼oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 9½oz. (No. 2), 14 5/8in. stocks, 30in. barrels, both approx. I.C. & 5/8 choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case, and together with two additional stocks

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1894, and were restocked by them in 1990
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