A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 24997 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot 202AS2
A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 24997 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case
Sold for £13,125 (US$ 22,047) inc. premium
Auction Details
A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 24997 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot Details
A 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 24997
Best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, cocking-indicators, well-figured replacement stock (by the makers) with ebonite extension, the chopper-lump barrels with game-rib engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London, England
Weight 6lb. 7½oz., 15 5/8in. pull (15in. stock), 27in. barrels, approx. I.C. & 3/8 choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In its brass-mounted oak and leather case

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1936, and was restocked by them in 1951
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