21 May 2008,
Price realised GBP 3,000
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A 12-BORE LODEWYC ENGRAVED SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY H. DUMOULIN & FILS, NO. 8502
Large floral scroll engraving with gold inlaid game birds in their natural setting, coin finish, non-automatic safety with gold inlaid "S", removeable disc strikers, articulated front trigger, gold inlaid "J d L" to trigger guard bow, figured swan-neck stock, chopper-lump barrels signed by the Maker, slight dent to left muzzle, with file cut game rib.
Weight 6lb. 8¾oz., 13½in. stock, 26¾in. barrels, chokes approx 3/8 & 7/8, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
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