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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    AN EARLY PAIR OF 12-BORE 'GOLD NAME' BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NO. 6706/7

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY PAIR OF 12-BORE 'GOLD NAME' BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, NO. 6706/7
    The sides of the action bars gold inlaid with the Maker's signature, fully figured stocks with extensions (no.1) and butt-plate (no.2), automatic safeties, the steel barrels with game ribs, recent nitro re-proof (no.1), earlier nitro re-proof (no.2).
    Weight (no.1) 6lb. 9½oz., (no.2) 6lb. 8oz., stocks (no.1) 14 7/8in., (no.2) 14½in., 30in. barrels, both guns chokes approx. cylinder & 5/8, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof (2)


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