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Lot 78S2
The parts of a 12-bore sidelock hammer gun by H. Adkin (3)
Sold for £125 (US$ 209) inc. premium
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The parts of a 12-bore sidelock hammer gun by H. Adkin
The action, stock and forend only of gun no. 1037
Jones patent rotary-underlever, non-rebounding sidelocks with dolphin hammers, the makers name engraved in a scrolling banner, some foliate-scrollwork, figured stock with steel butt-plate (forend chipped)
14in. pull (13¾in. stock)
The parts of a 12-bore sidelock hammer gun by Wm. Landell
The action, stock and forend only
No serial number visible
The action incorporating J. Thomas action patent no. 324 of 4th February 1870, toplever, rebounding sidelocks with dolphin hammers, percussion fences, foliate-scroll engraving, well-figured stock with engraved heel-and-toe plates, horn-tipped forend
14¾in. stock
And the parts of a 12-bore hammer gun by W. Kavanagh & Son
The action, stock and forend only of gun no. 8705
Toplever, rebounding backlocks with some foliate-scroll engraving, well-figured stock (cracked at top left horn) with horn butt-plate (chipped at toe)
14 1/8in. pull (13 7/8in. stock)
(3)

Footnotes

  • Henry Adkin is recorded at 57 High St., Bedford, between circa 1874 to 1894, William Landell is recorded at 106 Trongate between circa 1874 and 1897 and William Kavanagh & Sons are recorded at 12 Dame Street until the 1890's
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