A pair of 12-bore sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 13557/8 In their brass-mounted leather case
Lot 210* S2
A pair of 12-bore sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 13557/8 In their brass-mounted leather case
Sold for £6,500 (US$ 10,785) inc. premium
Auction Details
A pair of 12-bore sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 13557/8 In their brass-mounted leather case A pair of 12-bore sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 13557/8 In their brass-mounted leather case
Lot Details
A pair of 12-bore sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 13557/8
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips engraved '1' and '2', the treble-grip action-bodies with some foliate-scroll engraving (No. 2 with some hardening-colour), well-figured stocks with wood extensions, the barrels, later engraved Joseph Lang & Son, 7 Bury Street, St. James's, London, with game-rib
Weight 6lb. 12¼oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 12½oz. (No. 2), 16in. pulls (13½in. stocks), 28in. barrels, approx. cyl. & 3/8 choke (No. 1) and I.C. & ½ choke (No. 2), 2½in. chambers, London nitro reproof
In their brass-mounted leather case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1904. It appears that the barrels were originally proofed for Black Powder, and were subsequently re-proofed for nitro powder and possibly engraved with the Bury Street address at the same time
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