A pair of 12-bore backlock ejector guns by J. Blanch & Son, no. 5956/7 In a brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot 157S2
A pair of 12-bore backlock ejector guns by J. Blanch & Son, no. 5956/7 In a brass-mounted oak and leather case
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 9,629) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pair of 12-bore backlock ejector guns by J. Blanch & Son, no. 5956/7 In a brass-mounted oak and leather case
A pair of 12-bore backlock ejector guns by J. Blanch & Son, no. 5956/7
The ribs and trigger-guard bows engraved '1' and '2', the treble-grip action-bodies with best bold foliate-scroll engraving, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, traces of hardening-colour, well-figured stocks (No. 1 with horn butt-plate, No. 2 with wood extension), the forends with J. Blanch & Son Improved Snap Bolt, the Whitworth Steel chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs engraved J. Blanch & Son, 29 Gracechurch Street, London Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Compressed Steel
Weight 6lb. 7oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 10oz. (No. 2), 14in. pull (13¾in. stock) (No. 1) and 15 1/8in. pull (13¾in. stock) (No. 2), 30in. barrels, each approx. ¼ & ½ choke, 2½in. chambers, Birmingham nitro reproof (No. 1) and London nitro reproof (No. 2)
In a brass-mounted oak and leather case

Footnotes

  • The left ejector of the No. 2 gun is not functioning
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