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A FINE CASED PAIR OF 12-BORE ASSISTED-OPENING SINGLE-TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTORS
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A FINE CASED PAIR OF 12-BORE ASSISTED-OPENING SINGLE-TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTORS

BY BOSS & CO., 13 DOVER STREET, PICCADILLY, LONDON W, SERIAL NOS. 6227/8 FOR 1912

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A FINE CASED PAIR OF 12-BORE ASSISTED-OPENING SINGLE-TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTORS
BY BOSS & CO., 13 DOVER STREET, PICCADILLY, LONDON W, SERIAL NOS. 6227/8 FOR 1912
With reblacked nitro barrels respectively numbered '1' and '2' in gold, the barrels for the No.1 gun replaced by the makers and signed 'BOSS & CO. 13/14 CORK STREET, LONDON. W.1', the reproved chopperlump barrels for the No.2 gun signed in full, 2½in. (65mm) chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and ¼ choke, case-hardened best bouquet and scroll engraved actions signed 'BOSS & CO. PATENT' on the underside and 'BOSS'S PATENT NO. 11278' on the trigger-plate, blued toplevers engraved en suite and respectively numbered '1' and '2' in gold, automatic safeties each with gold-inlaid 'SAFE', signed case-hardened locks engraved en suite and each with gold-inlaid cocking-indicator, figured 15in. stocks including 5/8in. chequered wood extension, silver escutcheons engraved 'H.M.', blued rolled-edge trigger-guards engraved en suite, and much original case-hardened and blued finish, in original brass-cornered oak and leather double case with some accessories, the lid with Boss trade label and instructions for single-trigger guns, the exterior named 'SIR HAROLD MITCHELL BT. TULLIALLAN CASTLE KINCARDINE-ON-FORTH', with canvas and leather outer
29in. (73.7cm.) barrels
6lb. 9oz. (2)
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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Lot Essay

The makers have kindly confirmed that this pair of guns were completed in July 1912 and the replacement barrels for the No.1 gun (serial numbered 9448) were completed in 1969

Please note that these guns are Section 2 shotguns. For licensing requirements and other important information, please refer to the "Explanation of Cataloguing Practice" in relation to firearms on page ??
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