J Purdey 12-B DBH Gun No 10478 (sleeved)
Lot 90S2
A 12-bore bar-in-wood sidelock hammer gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 10478
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,252) inc. premium
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A 12-bore bar-in-wood sidelock hammer gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 10478
The rib engraved '2', toplever, rebounding sidelocks with best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, well-figured stock (shortened) with wooden butt-plate, the sleeved barrels with game-rib engraved J. Purdey & Sons, 314½ Oxford Street, London Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel
Weight 6lb. 10oz., 14 1/8in. pull (13¾in. stock), 28in. barrels, approx. 3/8 & ½ choke, 2½in. chambers, Birmingham nitro proof

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed circa 1880 for Lord Inverurie
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