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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

    A VERY FINE 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY BOSS & CO., NO. 7245

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    A VERY FINE 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY BOSS & CO., NO. 7245
    Best quality rose and scroll engraving with full colour hardening, gold inlaid cocking indicators, barrel selector switch, manual gold inlaid "safe", the Boss patent single-trigger, rolled edge trigger guard, straight hand figured replacement stock, the barrels with ventilated matt rib and sighting beads.
    Weight 7lb. 12oz., 14½in. stock, 30in. barrels, chokes approx. 3/8 & 5/8, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
    In Maker's oak and leather case (refurbished)


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    Post Lot Text

    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1925. It remains in very good overall condition.