A FINE .410 BOXLOCK EJECTOR
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A FINE .410 BOXLOCK EJECTOR

WATSON BROS., 29 OLD BOND STREET, LONDON, SERIAL NO. 8731

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A FINE .410 BOXLOCK EJECTOR
WATSON BROS., 29 OLD BOND STREET, LONDON, SERIAL NO. 8731
With reblacked barrels signed in full on the rib, signed action deeply engraved with Watson scrollwork and retaining much original case-hardened and blued finish, the underside engraved ‘PATENT EJECTOR’, automatic safety with gold-inlaid ‘SAFE’, well figured 14 3/8 in. semi-pistolgrip stock, and silver escutcheon engraved with the initials 'T.B.Y.', in original makers lightweight leather case, the lid named 'T.B. YUILLE, NEW YORK'
24 ¾ in. (63 cm.) nitro barrels, 2 ¾ in. chambers
4 lbs. 3 3/8 oz.
Provenance
The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was completed in 1926 with 26 in. barrels, 14 3/8 in. stock by Ebenezer Hands, and was probably engraved by Kell.
Special notice

These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 20%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. Where applicable Customs duty will be charged (per rate specified by HMRC guidance) on the Hammer price and VAT will be payable at 20% on duty. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.

Lot Essay

Please note that this gun is a Section 2 shotgun.

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