A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 21517 In a leather leg-of-mutton case
Lot 200S2
A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 21517 In a leather leg-of-mutton case
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,454) inc. premium
Auction Details
A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 21517 In a leather leg-of-mutton case
Lot Details
A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 21517
The toplever and rib engraved '1', best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, cocking-indicators, well-figured stock (slightly shortened), the Whitworth Steel chopper-lump barrels (shortened by the makers) with game-rib engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel
Weight 6lb. 6½oz., 14¼in. stock, 28in. barrels, approx. cyl. & 3/8 choke (compressed choke), 2½in. chambers, London nitro reproof
In a leather leg-of-mutton case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1919 for Sir Osborn George Holmden, and that the barrels were shortened by them in 1967
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