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    Sale 7547

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    12 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 77

    A 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR PIGEON GUN (WITH EXTRA BARRELS) BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 26338

    Price Realised  

    A 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR PIGEON GUN (WITH EXTRA BARRELS) BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 26338
    Action body with best rose and scroll engraving, much colour hardening, side clips, cocking indicators, automatic safety, single trigger, rolled edge trigger guard, the well figured stock with pistolgrip (capped) and leather covered recoil pad, Anson pattern forend, the barrels with raised ventilated rib and sighting beads, the additional barrels with beavertail forend.
    Weight (29in. barrels) 7lb 6½oz., (27in. barrels) 7lb 4½oz., 14¼in. stock, (i) 29in. barrels, (ii) 27in. barrels, chokes approx. (i) ½ & full, (ii) I.C & 3/8, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
    In Maker's oak and leather case


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    The Makers kindly confirm that this gun was built in 1952.

    Special Notice

    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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