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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    A RARE AND INTERESTING TRIO OF 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY E.J. CHURCHILL, NOS. 1582/3/4

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    A RARE AND INTERESTING TRIO OF 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY E.J. CHURCHILL, NOS. 1582/3/4
    Border line scroll engraved action with Maker's name engraved in a banner retaining virtually all recoloured finish, gold inlaid automatic "safe", gold inlaid "1", "2" & "3" to top-levers, forends and ribs, figured stocks, the no. 3 gun with a replacement stock, chopper-lump barrels
    Weight 6lb. 7oz., 15½in. stocks, 25in. barrels, chokes approx. improved cylinder to all barrels, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof (3)


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    The guns are sold with their original double motor case and a modern treble motor case.
    Completed in 1905, the guns were made for Vincent Cartwright Vickers (1879-1939), a member of the Court of Directors of the Bank of England and son of Albert Vickers, founder of Vickers Arms Manufacturers.

    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.
    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.