A matched pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23319/24200 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case, together with the original brass-mounted oak and leather case for gun no. 23319
Lot 192S2
A matched pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23319/24200 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case, together with the original brass-mounted oak and leather case for gun no. 23319
Sold for £27,600 (US$ 46,362) inc. premium
Auction Details
A matched pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23319/24200 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case, together with the original brass-mounted oak and leather case for gun no. 23319
Lot Details
A matched pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23319/24200
Toplevers and ribs engraved '1' and '2', best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, cocking-indicators, well-figured stocks with wood extensions, the Whitworth Steel chopper-lump barrels (loose on actions) with game-ribs engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel
Weight 6lb. 12½oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 13½oz. (No. 2), 15 5/8in. pull (14¾in. stock) (No. 1) and 15 5/8in. pull (14 7/8in. stock) (No. 2), 29in. barrels, approx. I.C. & 5/8 choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case, together with the original brass-mounted oak and leather case for gun no. 23319

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that gun no. 23319 was completed in 1927, and that gun no. 24200 was built to match in 1930
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