A FINE 12-BORE OVER-AND-UNDER SIDE-PLATED BOXLOCK EJECTOR
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A FINE 12-BORE OVER-AND-UNDER SIDE-PLATED BOXLOCK EJECTOR

GREIFELT & CO., SUHL, RETAILED BY VON LENGERKE & DETMOLD INC., NEW YORK, SERIAL NO. 29869

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A FINE 12-BORE OVER-AND-UNDER SIDE-PLATED BOXLOCK EJECTOR
GREIFELT & CO., SUHL, RETAILED BY VON LENGERKE & DETMOLD INC., NEW YORK, SERIAL NO. 29869
With blacked Flussstahl Krupp Essen barrels signed with the retailer's details on the upper barrel, raised ventilated matt rib, and breech-end of the upper barrel engraved with bouquets and scrollwork, action signed 'GREIFELT & CO. SUHL' on each side, upper fence chiselled with flowering scrollwork against a matt ground, engraved with further bouquets and scrollwork and decorated on each side-plate with gun dogs and game birds in a woodland setting, retaining faded traces of original case-hardened finish, blued trigger-guard engraved with further bouquet and scrollwork, articulated front trigger, and figured 16 in. pistolgrip stock, in leather leg-of-mutton case
30 in. (76 cm.) nitro reproved barrels, 2 ¾ in. chambers, bored approx. ¾ and ½ choke.
7 lbs. 13 5/8 oz.
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.

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Please note that this gun is a Section 2 shotgun.

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