A 1¼-bore double-barrelled punt gun by Townsend And Owens The false-breech and screw-plugs contained within a fitted timber box, along with a wrench and striker-disc keys for the screw-plugs and hammers, the lid with a brass plaque engraved Townsend & Owens, Braintree, Anno 1981

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Lot 125S2
A 1¼-bore double-barrelled punt gun by Townsend And Owens
The false-breech and screw-plugs contained within a fitted timber box, along with a wrench and striker-disc keys for the screw-plugs and hammers, the lid with a brass plaque engraved Townsend & Owens, Braintree, Anno 1981

Sold for £ 5,520 (US$ 7,035) inc. premium
A 1¼-bore double-barrelled punt gun by Townsend And Owens
No serial number visible
Each breech closed by a screw-plug (with integral spring-loaded and disc-set striker), the detachable false-breech, with locating lugs and retained by two side-screws, with V-sight, wooden pistolgrip-type butt (cracked and repaired), manually-cocked and disc-set horizontal hammers, and two triggers with lanyards attached to a single handle, the white-painted barrels with top-rib, engraved Townsend And Owens, Braintree, Anno 1981, the underside with peg-mount working on a recoil-spring
79½in. barrel, 91¼in. overall, Birmingham proof
The false-breech and screw-plugs contained within a fitted timber box, along with a wrench and striker-disc keys for the screw-plugs and hammers, the lid with a brass plaque engraved Townsend & Owens, Braintree, Anno 1981

Footnotes

  • Three brass cartridges, one paper cartridge, three primed brass cases and associated reloading accessories will be offered with this lot

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this gun is a 1 1/8-bore
A 1¼-bore double-barrelled punt gun by Townsend And Owens The false-breech and screw-plugs contained within a fitted timber box, along with a wrench and striker-disc keys for the screw-plugs and hammers, the lid with a brass plaque engraved Townsend & Owens, Braintree, Anno 1981
A 1¼-bore double-barrelled punt gun by Townsend And Owens The false-breech and screw-plugs contained within a fitted timber box, along with a wrench and striker-disc keys for the screw-plugs and hammers, the lid with a brass plaque engraved Townsend & Owens, Braintree, Anno 1981
A 1¼-bore double-barrelled punt gun by Townsend And Owens The false-breech and screw-plugs contained within a fitted timber box, along with a wrench and striker-disc keys for the screw-plugs and hammers, the lid with a brass plaque engraved Townsend & Owens, Braintree, Anno 1981
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