A fine 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 19652 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot 177S2
A fine 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 19652
In its brass-mounted oak and leather case
Sold for £11,875 (US$ 19,939) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 19652 In its brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot Details
A fine 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 19652
The toplever and rib numbered '1', best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving with some hardening-colour, well-figured stock, the replacement chopper-lump barrels with game-rib engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London
Weight 6lb. 15oz., 14 5/8in. stock, 30in. barrels, approx. I.C. & ¼ choke, 2¾in. chambers, recent London Nitro reproof
In its brass-mounted oak and leather case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1909 and that that the original stock length was 14½in. which was adjusted by them in 1926 to measure 14 5/8in. and then rebarrelled in 1978
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