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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 52

    AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE NEW 16-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY ASPREY, NO. 2022

    Price Realised  

    AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE NEW 16-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY ASPREY, NO. 2022
    Action and furniture fully engraved in best quality traditional Asprey style scrolled acanthus leaf, gold inlaid "ASPREY LONDON" to action base, cocking indicators, gold inlaid automatic saftey, single- trigger, rolled edge trigger guard, boldly figured stock, Anson pattern forend, the chopper-lump barrels with sunk game rib and gold inlaid name.
    Weight 6lb. 5¼oz., 15in. stock, 28in. barrels, chokes approx. ¾ & full, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof


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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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