28 October 1992
The Property of
the late SPENCER HARMAN, Esq.
A 12-BORE(2½IN/2¾IN) SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN_BY J. PURDEY, No. 25440, best bouquet and scroll engraving with much hardening-colour, boldly-figured stock with leather-covered recoil-pad, the chopper-lump barrels with sunken game-rib
Weight 6lb. 8oz., 14¾in. pull, 28in. barrels, approx. I.C. & 3/8 choke, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof
With a set of interchangeable extra chopper-lump barrels by J. Wilson, with Churchill-style rib
25in. barrels, both approx. I.C., 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof, gun-weight 6lb. 6oz.
In its leather lightweight case; and a leather case with Purdey trade-label
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The gun was completed circa 1937; the actioner was the celebrated Ernest Lawrence. The extra barrels by J. Wilson were fitted-in circa 1987
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