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A CASED COMPOSED PAIR OF 12-BORE ASSISTED-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTORS
A CASED COMPOSED PAIR OF 12-BORE ASSISTED-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTORS

BY J. PURDEY & SONS, AUDLEY HOUSE, SOUTH AUDLEY STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, SERIAL NOS. 26120 & 26668

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A CASED COMPOSED PAIR OF 12-BORE ASSISTED-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTORS
BY J. PURDEY & SONS, AUDLEY HOUSE, SOUTH AUDLEY STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, SERIAL NOS. 26120 & 26668
With reblacked nitro chopperlump barrels each signed in full, 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 1/4 (#26120) and cyl. and imp. cyl. (#26668) choke, bright bouquet and scroll engraved actions each with removable disc-strikers and signed 'J. PURDEY & SONS LONDON ENGLAND', bright signed bouquet and scroll engraved locks each with cocking indicator, 15in. (38cm.) figured stocks each with chequered butt (#26120 with 7/8in. figured wood extension, fore-end wood replaced, both cracked at head), and bouquet and scroll engraved trigger-guards(#26120 replaced), in a brass-cornered oak and leather double case lined in burgundy baize, and some accessories including Purdey snap-caps and oil bottle, the lid with black leather Purdey trade label with gilt lettering
28in. (71cm.) barrels
6lb. 12oz. (#26120), 7lb. 3oz. (#26668)

Lot Essay

The makers have kindly confirmed that gun no. 26120 was completed in 1949 and gun no. 26668 in 1961

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 68.
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