A pair of 12-bore 'Best Quality' sidelock ejector guns by William Powell & Son, No. 10574/5 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case (handle detached)
Lot 185S2
A pair of 12-bore 'Best Quality' sidelock ejector guns by William Powell & Son, No. 10574/5
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case (handle detached)
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of 12-bore 'Best Quality' sidelock ejector guns by William Powell & Son, No. 10574/5
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, the treble-grip action-bodies with border-scroll engraving, renewed hardening-colour, well-figured stocks with horn butt-plates, the barrels with game-rib engraved William Powell & Son, 35 Carrs Lane, Birmingham (No. 1), replacement barrels (No. 2)
Weight 6lb. 6oz.(No. 1) 6lb. 5oz. (No. 2), 14 5/8in. pulls (14 3/8in. stocks), 29in. barrels, approx. I.C. & 3/8 choke (No. 1) I.C. & ½ choke (No. 2), 2½in. chambers, Birmingham nitro proof
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case (handle detached)

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1899
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