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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    A FINE 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY BOSS & CO., NO. 6054

    Price Realised  

    A FINE 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY BOSS & CO., NO. 6054
    Fine rose and scroll engraving retaining traces of original colour hardening, gold inlaid cocking indicators, the bolsters engraved with "Boss's Patent No. 3307, 1909", non-automatic gold inlaid "safe", rolled-edge trigger guard, well-figured stock with wood extension and pad, drop points, gold oval, file cut rib and barrels engraved with Maker's details
    Weight 7lb. 2¾oz., 14 7/8in stock including 7/8in extention and 5/8in pad, 30in. barrels, chokes approx. ¾ and 7/8, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof


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    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1912.

    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.
    VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the bottom barrel is below recommended thickness.