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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    A RARE AND UNUSUAL NOBEL AMMUNITION DISPLAY-MIRROR

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    A RARE AND UNUSUAL NOBEL AMMUNITION DISPLAY-MIRROR
    The illustrations attractively arranged around a delicate raised silver gilt oval comprising advertisements for "Noneka", "Kingsway", "Regent", "Valeka", "National", "Orion", "Ajax", "Nile" and "Clyde" cartridges, with the maker's name 'Nobel's Ammunition' above in raised matted gilt, fine border decoration and outline of cartridge illustrations in raised silver gilt, mirror with bevelled edges, frame with two drill holes.
    Approx. 25½in by 20½in.


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    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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    Pre-Lot Text

    Lots 1-4 BEARING YELLOW LABELS REQUIRE NO CERTIFICATE OR LICENCE.
    Lot 5 BEARING A SPECIALLY MARKED RED LABEL REQUIRES A HOME OFFICE SECTION 5 PERMIT.
    Lot 6, 20-34, 36-79 BEARING BLUE LABELS REQUIRE A BRITISH SHOT GUN CERTIFICATE.
    Lots 7-19, 35 BEARING STANDARD RED LABELS REQUIRE A BRITISH FIREARM CERTIFICATE.