17 July 2002
A COMPOSED PAIR OF 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY J. PURDEY, NO. 14348 (NO. 1) AND 19520 (NO. 2)
The lockplates inset with cocking-indicators, beetle-backed safeties, best bouquet and scroll engraving, exceptionally-figured stocks with recoil-pads, the Whitworth-steel chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs
Weight 7lb. 2oz., 15¼in. pulls, 30in. barrels, choke approx. cyl. & 5/8 (No. 1) and I.C. & full (No. 2), 2½in. chambers, nitro proof (No. 1 right barrel-thickness below recommended minimum)
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
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The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed circa 1893 and 1909 respectively
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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