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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    AN INTERESTING 12-BORE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN BY THOMAS HORSLEY, NO. 2942

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    AN INTERESTING 12-BORE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN BY THOMAS HORSLEY, NO. 2942
    Treble-grip action body, the action with fine scroll engraving, number one of a pair, silver finish, plain fences incorporating most unusual loading indicators, automatic safety, the figured stock with steel butt-plate, snap fastening forend, the barrels with sunk game rib.
    Weight 6lb. 9oz., 14 3/8in. stock, 30in. barrels, chokes approx. cylinder & 7/8, 2½in. chambers, nitro reproof
    Original oak and leather case by Maker


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