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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 58

    A FINE 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY BOSS & CO, NO. 5083

    Price Realised  

    A FINE 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY BOSS & CO, NO. 5083
    Fine acanthus scroll engraving, polished action, gold inlaid cocking indicators, rolled-edge trigger guard, automatic safety, well-figured replacement stock, replacement barrels by the Maker
    Weight 6lb 13½oz., 14¾in. stock, 29in. barrels, chokes approx. ¼ and 3/8, 2¾in. chamber, nitro proof
    In a brass-bound leather case with William Evans trade label


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    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was built circa 1903, and although they confirm the gun was re-barrelled by themselves they cannot advise the exact date of completion.

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