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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    A 12-BORE 'GOLD NAME' BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NO. 6894

    Price Realised  

    A 12-BORE 'GOLD NAME' BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NO. 6894
    Re-coloured plain action with gold inlaid "WESTLEY RICHARDS", Westley Richards patent ejector and top lever, gold inlaid "safe", figured stock with side flats, wooden extension, re-browned damascus barrels, the rib signed by the maker, doll's head extension.
    Weight 6lb. 4½oz., 15in. stock including 1¼in. wooden extension, 28in. barrels (possibly shortened), chokes approx. true cylinder & I.C, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof
    In a canvas case


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