A fine Smith-engraved 20-bore single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29705 In its leather case with canvas cover and accessories

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Lot 531S2
A fine Smith-engraved 20-bore single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29705
In its leather case with canvas cover and accessories

Sold for £ 51,312 (US$ 70,731) inc. premium
A fine Smith-engraved 20-bore single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29705
Hold-open toplever, engraved on both sides depicting woodcock and partridges surrounded by bouquet and foliate-scrollwork, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, rolled-edge trigger-guard, the trigger-plate signed M. Smith, virtually full hardening-colour, highly-figured stock with pistolgrip and cap, the barrels engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London, England with file-cut ventilated top-rib
Weight 6lb. 5oz., 14in. stock, 28in. barrels, approx. ⅝ & ¼ choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
In its leather case with canvas cover and accessories

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 2000

    This gun is in excellent condition and appears to have had little use
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A fine Smith-engraved 20-bore single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29705 In its leather case with canvas cover and accessories
A fine Smith-engraved 20-bore single-trigger over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 29705 In its leather case with canvas cover and accessories
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