A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey, no. 26047 The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case

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Lot 199S2
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey, no. 26047
The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case

Sold for £ 16,800 (US$ 23,659) inc. premium
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey, no. 26047
With two sets of barrels
Best bouquet and foliate-scroll work and much hardening-colour, cocking-indicators (possibly replaced), well figured stock (slightly shortened) with leather-covered recoil-pad, the chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London
15¾in pull
30in. barrels:- Weight 6½lb., approx. ½ & full choke, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof
28in. barrels:- Weight 6½lb., approx. ¼ & ½ choke, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof
The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed with two sets of barrels in 1949
A fine 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey, no. 26047 The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case
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