A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 12-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30371/2 In their leather motor-case with canvas cover and makers accessories
Lot 216S2
A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 12-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30371/2 In their leather motor-case with canvas cover and makers accessories
£60,000 - 80,000
US$ 100,000 - 130,000
withdrawn
Auction Details
A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 12-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30371/2 In their leather motor-case with canvas cover and makers accessories A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 12-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30371/2 In their leather motor-case with canvas cover and makers accessories
Lot Details
A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 12-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30371/2
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips engraved '1' and '2', best large-scroll engraving, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, non-selective colour-hardened single-triggers, rolled-edge trigger-guards, trigger-plates with engraver's monogram MS, highly-figured stocks, the barrels, engraved J. Purdey & Sons, London, England, with game-ribs
Weight 6lb. 10½oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 10¾oz. (No. 2), 14 5/8in. stocks, 28in. barrels, all approx. I.C., 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
In their leather motor-case with canvas cover and makers accessories

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 2006

    These guns are in excellent condition and appear to have had little use

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  • We regret that this lot has been withdrawn from the sale
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