A 12-bore single-trigger assisted-opening sidelock ejector gun by Boss & Co., no. 6731 In a relined brass-mounted oak and leather case with reproduction Boss & Co. trade-label and modern Viking Saddlery canvas cover
Lot 176S2
A 12-bore single-trigger assisted-opening sidelock ejector gun by Boss & Co., no. 6731
In a relined brass-mounted oak and leather case with reproduction Boss & Co. trade-label and modern Viking Saddlery canvas cover
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 13,592) inc. premium
Auction Details
A 12-bore single-trigger assisted-opening sidelock ejector gun by Boss & Co., no. 6731 In a relined brass-mounted oak and leather case with reproduction Boss & Co. trade-label and modern Viking Saddlery canvas cover
Lot Details
A 12-bore single-trigger assisted-opening sidelock ejector gun by Boss & Co., no. 6731
The toplever, rib and forend-tip numbered '1' in gold, Boss patent single-trigger with rolled-edge trigger-guard, best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, full expertly-renewed hardening-colour, well-figured stock (slightly shortened) with recoil-pad, the replacement chopper-lump barrels (by the makers) with game-rib engraved Boss & Co., 41 Albemarle Street, Piccadilly, London, W.
Weight 6lb. 6½oz., 14¼in. pull (13¼in. stock), approx. cyl. & 3/8 choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In a relined brass-mounted oak and leather case with reproduction Boss & Co. trade-label and modern Viking Saddlery canvas cover

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1920 as one of a pair of 14-bores, and that the new 12-bore barrels were fitted in 1935
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