The parts of a 12-bore hammer gun by Purdey (2)
Lot 114S2
The parts of a 12-bore hammer gun by Purdey (2)
Sold for £500 (US$ 855) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
The parts of a 12-bore hammer gun by Purdey
The action, stock and forend only of gun no. 7015
The action incorporating J. Purdey thumb-hole underlever patent no. 1104 of 2nd May 1863, rebounding backlocks with dolphin hammers, best foliate-scroll engraving, well-figured stock with steel butt-plate (forend-tip missing)
14 1/8in. pull (13 7/8in. stock)
And the parts of a 12-bore boxlock non-ejector gun by Charles Rosson
The action, stock and forend only of gun no. 1930
The treble-grip action-body with some foliate-scroll engraving, figured stock with horn butt-plate
14 3/8in. pull (14in. stock)
(2)

Footnotes

  • Purdey's have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1865
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