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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 46 A

    A 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 12802

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    A 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 12802
    Fine rose and scroll engraved action, arrowed cocking indicators, carved fences, automatic safety, replacement stock with some figure and replacement forend wood, lined barrels, concealed third bite, game rib with Maker's details.
    Weight 6lb. 8oz., 14 7/8in. stock, 28 1/8in. lined barrels, chokes approx. ¼ & ¼, 2¾in. chambers, nitro reproof
    In canvas leg-of-mutton sleeve


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    Post Lot Text

    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1887.