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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    A 20-BORE 'S 687 EELL DIAMOND PIGEON' MODEL SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER SIDEPLATED BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY BERETTA, NO. 51942B

    Price Realised  

    A 20-BORE 'S 687 EELL DIAMOND PIGEON' MODEL SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER SIDEPLATED BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY BERETTA, NO. 51942B
    Fine floral and scroll engraved action body and furniture, the left lockplate depicting pheasants in a woodland setting, the right depicting woodcock in flight in a natural setting, "P. BERETTA S 687 EELL DIAMOND PIGEON" engraved to action base, brushed bright finish, gold washed single-trigger, automatic selective safety, figured stock with pistolgrip and oval, wooden extension, the barrels with matt ventilated rib.
    Weight 6lb. 3oz., 14 3/8in. stock, 29½in. barrels, chokes approx. IC & ¼, 3in. chambers, nitro proof
    In Maker's plastic case


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