A pair of 12-bore assisted-opening sidelock ejector guns by Boss & Co., no. 5405/6 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot 189S2
A pair of 12-bore assisted-opening sidelock ejector guns by Boss & Co., no. 5405/6
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
Auction Details
A pair of 12-bore assisted-opening sidelock ejector guns by Boss & Co., no. 5405/6 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot Details
A pair of 12-bore assisted-opening sidelock ejector guns by Boss & Co., no. 5405/6
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, rolled-edge trigger-guards, well-figured replacement stock (No. 1) and highly figured stock (No. 2) with slight line behind right lockplate and to left of trigger-guard tang, with recoil-pads (forends with inset repairs), the barrels with game-ribs engraved Boss & Co., 73 St. James's Street, London
Weight 6lb. 12oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 12½oz. (No. 2), 14 5/8in. pull (13 5/8in. stock), 29in. barrels, approx. 3/8 & ¾ choke (No. 1) and ¼ & ¾ choke (No. 2), 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof (No. 1 left barrel-thickness at 19, No. 2 right barrel-thickness at 19+)
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1906

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