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    Sale 7547

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    12 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 64

    A PAIR OF 12-BORE PATENT SINGLE-TRIGGER DROP LOCK BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NOS. 16386 7

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF 12-BORE PATENT SINGLE-TRIGGER DROP LOCK BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NOS. 16386 7
    Treble-grip actions, best full scroll engraving, the fences carved in relief on a stippled ground, game scenes, re-colour hardened action, barrel selector switches, automatic safety, hand detachable locks, fully figured stocks with semi-pistolgrips and rubber recoil pads, Deeley pattern forends, the re-blued barrels with top rib extension and raised game rib.
    Weight 6lbs. 10¾oz., 14¼in. stocks, 30in. barrels, chokes approx. ¼ & 7/8, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
    In oak and leather case with Maker's label and accessories


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    The Makers have kindly confirmed that these guns were made in 1918 for Mr. Blythe.

    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.
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