A fine pair of 12-bore 'Twelve-Twenty' assisted-opening sidelock ejector guns by Stephen Grant, no. 17335/6
Lot 188S2
A fine pair of 12-bore 'Twelve-Twenty' assisted-opening sidelock ejector guns by Stephen Grant, no. 17335/6
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,402) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine pair of 12-bore 'Twelve-Twenty' assisted-opening sidelock ejector guns by Stephen Grant, no. 17335/6
A fine pair of 12-bore 'Twelve-Twenty' assisted-opening sidelock ejector guns by Stephen Grant, no. 17335/6
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, Baker system assisted-opening actions, best foliate-scroll engraving, fluted fences, some hardening-colour, well-figured stocks, the chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs engraved 'Stephen Grant & Son, 7 Bury Street, St James's, London'
Weight 6lb. (No. 1) and 5lb. 14oz. (No. 2), 15in. stocks, 28in. barrels, both approx. I.C. & ½ choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof, (No. 2 gun, left barrel-thickness at 18)

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1937 for Major T.L. Horn
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