A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 25805/6 In their leather motor-case
Lot 288AS2
A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 25805/6 In their leather motor-case
Sold for £32,450 (US$ 54,486) inc. premium
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A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 25805/6 In their leather motor-case
Lot Details
A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 25805/6
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, much hardening-colour, blued cocking-indicators, well-figured stocks (No. 1 faint lines to rear of locks), the chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London, England
Weight 6lb. 5¼oz., 14¾in. stocks, 28in. barrels, approx. ¼ & 5/8 choke (No. 1) and I.C. & ¾ choke (No. 2), 28in. barrels, approx. 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In their leather motor-case

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1943. They have remained in the same family since new

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