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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 92

    A 12-BORE OVER-AND-UNDER BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY GEBRUDER MERKEL, NO. 1168

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    A 12-BORE OVER-AND-UNDER BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY GEBRUDER MERKEL, NO. 1168
    Bolstered quadruple-grip action body with game figure engraving, non-automatic safety, inset cocking indicators, hold-open top-lever, articulated front trigger, figured stock with cheek-piece, pistolgrip and butt plate, three piece forend, sling-swivels, the barrels with matt solid top rib and wooden side fillets
    Weight 6lb. 15½oz., 14 3/8in. stock, 28in. barrels, choke approx. full and 7/8, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof


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    The gun remains in unused condition.

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    Sporting Guns. Unless otherwise stated, this gun is a double-barrelled hammerless shotgun. Every gun (blue label), with specific exceptions (yellow label), requires a Shot Gun Certificate.
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