A 12-bore hammer gun by Boss & Co., no. 2798
Lot 128S2
A 12-bore hammer gun by Boss & Co., no. 2798
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A 12-bore hammer gun by Boss & Co., no. 2798
Jones patent rotary-underlever, rebounding backlocks with dolphin hammers, percussion fences, best foliate-scroll engraving (trigger-guard tang broken and repaired), figured replacement stock with recoil-pad (perished, forend chipped), the damascus barrels with game-rib engraved Boss & Co., 73 St. James's Street, London
Weight 7lb. 1¾oz., 14 1/8in. pull (13 3/8in. stock), 30in. barrels, both approx. cyl., 2½in. chambers, London Black Powder proof (left barrel-thickness at 21)

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1870
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