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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 77

    AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 28438

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    AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER OVER-AND-UNDER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY J. PURDEY & SONS, NO. 28438
    Best quality bouquet and scroll engraving, full colour hardening, cocking indicators, gold inlaid "No. 2", automatic gold inlaid "safe", single-trigger, rolled edge trigger guard, the fully figured stock with pistolgrip (and cap) and leather covered recoil pad, beavertail pattern forend, the barrels with matt ventilated rib.
    Weight 7lb. 10oz., 14¾in. stock, 26in. barrels, chokes approx. ½ & 3/8, 2¾in chambers, nitro proof
    In Maker's leather case


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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.
    VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.


    Post Lot Text

    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1987. It remains in virtually unused condition.