21 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A FINE AND RARE 10-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 18642
No. 1 of a pair, with best rose and scroll engraving, retaining much colour hardening, treble-grip, side-clips, cocking indicators, non-automatic safety, fully figured stock with later wood fillet at comb and rubber recoil pad, the Whitworth steel chopper-lump barrels with game rib engraved with Maker's details.
Weight 7lb. 9oz., 14 1/8in. stock, 30in. barrels, 2 5/8in. chambers, nitro proof
In a leather case
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The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1906.