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    Sale 7547

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    12 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 40

    AN AS NEW 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY GEBRUDER MERKEL, NO. 152648

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    AN AS NEW 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN BY GEBRUDER MERKEL, NO. 152648
    Bolstered quadruple-grip action body, scroll engraving with game scenes, inset cocking indicators, manual safety, barrel selector to trigger plate, stock with pistolgrip and composition buttplate, three-piece forend, the barrels with matt-ventilated top rib and wooden side fillets.
    Weight 6lbs. 14oz., 14½in stock, 26in. barrels, chokes approx. reversed ¼ & reversed ¼, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
    In a leather case


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