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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 59 A

    A FINE LIGHTWEIGHT 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 14803

    Price Realised  

    A FINE LIGHTWEIGHT 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 14803
    Fine rose and scroll engraving, retaining some original colour hardening, automatic safety-catches with gold inlaid "safe", cocking indicators, well figured stock, Whitworth steel chopper-lump barrels, game ribs with Maker's details
    Weight 5lb. 14oz., 14in. stock, 30in. barrels, chokes approx. cylinder and ½, 2½in. chambers, nitro re-proof


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    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1894.

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