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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 67

    A 16-BORE SIDEPLATED BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY FRANCOTTE, NO. 73006

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    A 16-BORE SIDEPLATED BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY FRANCOTTE, NO. 73006
    Fine scroll engraving and depictions of gamebirds, the fences carved in relief with foliate motif on stippled ground, automatic safety, well- figured stock with semi-pistolgrip and horn butt plate, the barrels with engine-turned matt raised rib and engraved "Von Lengerke & Detmold, US agents, New York"
    Weight 5lb. 12¼oz., 14 5/8in. stock, 26in. barrels, chokes approx. ¼ and ¾, 2 9/16in. chambers, black powder proof


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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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