A 12-bore (2¾in) boxlock ejector gun by Webley & Scott, no. 129639 In a Holland & Holland canvas case with charge sheet for this gun, the lid with initials J.B.C.
Lot 154S2
A 12-bore (2¾in) boxlock ejector gun by Webley & Scott, no. 129639 In a Holland & Holland canvas case with charge sheet for this gun, the lid with initials J.B.C.
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 12-bore (2¾in) boxlock ejector gun by Webley & Scott, no. 129639
The action-body with some foliate-scroll engraving and virtually full hardening-colour, figured stock with wood extension (grain split at heel), the barrels, engraved Webley & Scott Ltd., Birmingham, with game-rib
Weight 6lb. 5¼oz., 14½in. pull (13 3/8in. stock), 26in. barrels, approx. 5/8 & full choke, 2¾in. chambers, Birmingham nitro proof
In a Holland & Holland canvas case with charge sheet for this gun, the lid with initials J.B.C.

Footnotes

  • Richard Gallyon has kindly confirmed that the Webley & Scott records note this gun as sold to Holland & Holland in 1959. It appears that this gun was sold by them to Colonel John Bruce Chaplin DSO OBE, author of Action in Burma, 1942-1945

    This gun is in very good condition and appears to have had little use
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