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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    A 12-BORE BACK-ACTION SIDELOCK HAMMER GUN BY JOHN MANTON, SONS & COE, NO. 12403

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    A 12-BORE BACK-ACTION SIDELOCK HAMMER GUN BY JOHN MANTON, SONS & COE, NO. 12403
    Jones patent rotary under-lever, non-rebounding backlocks, large scroll engraving, serpentine styled hammers, figured stock with steel butt plate, chequering re-cut, damascus barrels with game rib engraved with Maker's details, light dents and pits
    Weight 6lb. 12½oz., 14¾in. stock, 30in. barrels, chokes approx. true cylinder, 2½in. chambers, black powder proof
    In a leather case


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