A 12-bore (2¾in) sidelock ejector gun by J. Pire & Cie., no. 7484
Lot 177S2
A 12-bore (2¾in) sidelock ejector gun by J. Pire & Cie., no. 7484
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A 12-bore (2¾in) sidelock ejector gun by J. Pire & Cie., no. 7484
The bolstered treble-grip action-body with concealed third-bite and side-clips, the fences carved with stylised foliage, bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, gold-washed tumbler-pivots, blued triggers, articulated front-trigger (toplever spring defective), highly-figured stock (minor crack at lower right horn), the barrels (loose on action), engraved J. Pire & Cie., Arquebusier-Anvers, with matt concave-rib
Weight 7lb. 1¾oz., 15in. stock, 29½in. barrels, approx. 3/8 & ¾ choke, 2¾in. chambers, Belgian nitro proof
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