A fine K. Thomas-engraved 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Asprey, no. 2027 In its brass-mounted leather case (with accessories)

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Lot 124
A fine K. Thomas-engraved 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Asprey, no. 2027
In its brass-mounted leather case (with accessories)

Sold for £ 18,000 (US$ 24,965) inc. premium

Sporting Guns

29 Nov 2006, 14:00 GMT

London, Knightsbridge

A fine K. Thomas-engraved 12-bore (2¾in) self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Asprey, no. 2027
Holland & Holland self-opening system, double rolled-edge triggerguard, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, the action-body and furniture with best bold scroll engraving and stapwork motifs, the left lockplate depicting some partridges in the foreground and a covey of partridges in the distance, the right lockplate with two fighting cock pheasants watched by two hens, all in their natural surroundings, the underside of the action-body depicting a country house, the triggerplate signed, 'K. Thomas', highly figured stock, the chopper-lump barrels with game-rib and self-opening compressor
Weight 6lb. 9¼oz., 14¾in. pull, 28in. barrels, approx. I.C. & 3/8 choke, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
In its brass-mounted leather case (with accessories)

Footnotes

  • Completed circa 2002

    This gun is in very good condition and appears to have had little use
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