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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 76

    A FINE PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY GALLYON, NOS. 12318/9

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    A FINE PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY GALLYON, NOS. 12318/9
    Best engraving of game scenes, the no. 1 gun with scenes of mallard, snipe and woodcock in their natural settings, the no. 2 gun with scenes of grouse, partridge and pheasant in their natural settings, the top-levers and trigger guards engraved with "horn of plenty" motifs, brushed finish, articulated front triggers, figured stocks, the chopper-lump barrels with game ribs
    Weight 6lb. 11½oz. (no.1) and 6lb. 9oz. (no.2), 14 7/8in. stocks, 26in. barrels, both approx. I.C. and ½ choke, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
    In their canvas case (2)


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    The guns were completed circa 1990 and appear to be unused.

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    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.
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