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A FINE .400 (PURDEY 3IN. LIGHT NITRO-EXPRESS) DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMERLESS SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR RIFLE BY J. PURDEY, NO. 22980
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A FINE .400 (PURDEY 3IN. LIGHT NITRO-EXPRESS) DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMERLESS SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR RIFLE BY J. PURDEY, NO. 22980

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A FINE .400 (PURDEY 3IN. LIGHT NITRO-EXPRESS) DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMERLESS SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR RIFLE BY J. PURDEY, NO. 22980
The treble-grip action-body with side-clips, bolted automatic safety with stalking-latch, the lockplates inset with cocking-indicators, best bouquet and scroll engraving with traces of hardening-colour, highly-figured stock with pistolgrip, engraved pistolgrip-cap, cheek-piece and recoil-pad, sling-swivels, the Whitworth-steel chopper-lump barrels with matt sight-rib, open-sights and ramp-mounted bead-foresight
Weight 8lb. 6½oz., 14¾in. pull, 25½in. barrels, nitro proof
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VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer’s premium.
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Please note that this rifle is now exempt from certification provided it is held as a curiosity or ornament

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The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1926. This lot is subject to VAT as a re-import
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