A pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23451/24060 In their canvas motor case
Lot 161S2
A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23451/24060 In their canvas motor case
£24,000 - 28,000
US$ 40,000 - 47,000
Auction Details
A pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23451/24060 In their canvas motor case
Lot Details
A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 23451/24060
The toplevers and ribs engraved '1' and '2', best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, some hardening-colour, blued cocking-indicators, highly-figured stocks, the Whitworth Steel chopper-lump barrels (No. 1 slightly loose on action) with game-ribs engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel
Weight 6lb. 10¼oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 10oz. (No. 2), 14 5/8in. stocks, 29in. barrels, approx. ¼ & 3/8 choke (No. 1) and 3/8 & full choke (No. 2), 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof (No. 1 left barrel-thickness marginal)
In their canvas motor case

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1930 as a true pair
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