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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 83

    A FINE PAIR OF KEN HUNT ENGRAVED 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NOS. 28145/6

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    A FINE PAIR OF KEN HUNT ENGRAVED 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NOS. 28145/6
    Large vine scroll engraving with scenes of game birds in flight against a natural setting, signed K. C. Hunt 77 to the lockplates, the fences carved with fruiting vines, coin hardened finish with Maker's name in Gothic script inlaid with gold, raised line cocking indicators, gold inlaid numbering "1" and "2" to top-levers, ribs and forend tips, gold inlaid automatic "safe", well figured stocks with drop points, gold ovals, chopper-lump barrels, game ribs with Maker's details in gold inlaid Gothic script
    Weights 6lb. 14oz., 14¾in. stocks, 27in. barrels, chokes approx. ¼ and 5/8, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof (2)


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    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1977 as double trigger guns. The original triggers and guards are sold in the subsequent lot.

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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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