A 12-bore (2¾in) 'Grade FH50' boxlock ejector gun by W.W. Greener, no. 53353
Lot 465S2
A 12-bore (2¾in) 'Grade FH50' boxlock ejector gun by W.W. Greener, no. 53353
£1,400 - 1,800
US$ 2,400 - 3,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 12-bore (2¾in) 'Grade FH50' boxlock ejector gun by W.W. Greener, no. 53353
Carved serpentine fences, the sides of the scalloped-backed treble-grip action-body with vignettes engraved depicting gundogs in pursuit of game birds, the underside engraved depicting a grouse and the trigger-guard with a brace of duck, all surrounded by foliate-scrollwork, manual side-safety engraved depicting a pheasant, highly-figured stock inset with horn diamonds, semi-pistolgrip and horn butt-plate, the barrels with game-rib engraved W.W. Greener, Maker, 68 Haymarket, London, Works St. Mary's Square, Birmingham
Weight 6lb. 5¼oz., 14½in. pull (14in. stock), 30in. barrels, approx. ½ & I.C. choke, 2¾in. chambers, recent London nitro reproof (2010)

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1905
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