A fine and rare pair of 12-bore single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by John Dickson & Son, no. 6751/2 In their leather case
Lot 507S2
A fine and rare pair of 12-bore single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by John Dickson & Son, no. 6751/2 In their leather case
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 42,020) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine and rare pair of 12-bore single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by John Dickson & Son, no. 6751/2 In their leather case
Lot Details
A fine and rare pair of 12-bore single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by John Dickson & Son, no. 6751/2
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, non-selective single-triggers, the action-bodies finely engraved depicting griffins surrounded by bold foliate-scrollwork, traces of hardening-colour, well-figured stocks (shortened) with recoil-pads (perished), the chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs engraved John Dickson & Son, 63 Princes Street, Edinburgh
Weight 6lb. 10½oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 11½oz. (No. 2), 14 3/8in. pull (13½in. stock) (No. 1) and 14½in. pull (13 5/8in. stock) (No. 2), 29in. barrels, both approx. cyl. & ½ choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro reproof
In their leather case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1919 as 'best sidelock single-triggers'. It is possible that the engraving was executed by Harry Kell
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