A fine pair of 12-bore (2¾in) 'Highest Quality' sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 15938/9 In their brass-mounted, oak and leather guncase
Lot 191S2
A fine pair of 12-bore (2¾in) 'Highest Quality' sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 15938/9
In their brass-mounted, oak and leather guncase
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 41,995) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine pair of 12-bore (2¾in) 'Highest Quality' sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 15938/9 In their brass-mounted, oak and leather guncase A fine pair of 12-bore (2¾in) 'Highest Quality' sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 15938/9 In their brass-mounted, oak and leather guncase A fine pair of 12-bore (2¾in) 'Highest Quality' sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 15938/9 In their brass-mounted, oak and leather guncase
Lot Details
A fine pair of 12-bore (2¾in) 'Highest Quality' sidelock ejector guns by Joseph Lang & Son, no. 15938/9
Toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, the treble-grip action-bodies with key-detachable locks, side-clips and gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, the sides and under-sides of action-bodies engraved with pheasant, duck, woodcock and partridge, virtually full expertly renewed hardening-colour, well-figured stocks (possibly replacements) with engraved heel-and-toe plates, the chopper-lump barrels engraved 'Jospeh Lang & Son, 102 New Bond Street, London' with matt game-rib
Weight 6lb. 9oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 10oz. (No. 2), 14½in. stocks, 28in. barrels, approx. ¼ & ½ (No. 1), ¼ & 3/8 choke (No. 2), 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
In their brass-mounted, oak and leather guncase

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1920. They are described as 12-bore 'Highest Quality' hammerless ejectors with key detachable locks. The engraving appears to have been executed by the world famous Harry Kell
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