A 16-bore sidelock hammer gun by W.R. Pape, no. 4247
Lot 440S2
A 16-bore sidelock hammer gun by W.R. Pape, no. 4247
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,057) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 16-bore sidelock hammer gun by W.R. Pape, no. 4247
The action incorporating W.R. Pape action patent no. 1645 of 9th May 1874, toplever, rebounding sidelocks with C-scroll hammers, percussion fences, foliate-scroll engraving, some hardening-colour, figured stock (cracked and plated at top horns) with ornate border chequering and engraved heel-and-toe plates, the forend chequered en suite, the rebrowned damascus barrels with game-rib (loose) engraved W.R. Pape, Newcastle-On-Tyne, Winner of the London Gun Trials in 1858, 1859, 1866 & 1875
Weight 6lb., 14 5/8in. stock, 30in. barrels, approx. 5/8 & cyl. choke, 2½in. chambers, London Black Powder proof (Under 1868 Act) (left barrel-thickness at 18)

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1886, and sold in 1905 to Sir H.H. Scott
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