A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 20-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30441/2
Lot 217S2
A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 20-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30441/2
£60,000 - 80,000
US$ 100,000 - 130,000
withdrawn
Auction Details
A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 20-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30441/2 A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 20-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30441/2
Lot Details
A fine pair of M. Smith-engraved 20-bore (2¾in) single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 30441/2
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips engraved '1' and '2', best large-scroll engraving, non-selective colour-hardened single-triggers, rolled-edge trigger guards, trigger-plates with engraver's monogram MS, highly-figured stocks, chopper-lump barrels, engraved J. Purdey & Sons, London, England, with game-ribs
Weight 6lb. 1oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. ½oz. (No. 2), 14 5/8in. stocks, 28in. barrels, all approx. 3/8 choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 2008

    These guns are in excellent condition and appear to be virtually unused

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  • We regret that this lot has been withdrawn from the sale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