17 July 2002
A FINE COMPOSED PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY J. WOODWARD, NO. 7061 (NO. 1) AND 7110 (NO. 2)
The action-bodies with carved arcaded fences, best bouquet and scroll engraving, the No. 2 gun with some hardening-colour, the lockplates inset with gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, well-figured stocks, the replacement chopper-lump barrels by the makers, with game-ribs
Weight 6lb. 5½oz., 14¼in. stocks, 28in. barrels, both approx. ¼ & ¾ choke, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof
In a J. Purdey brass-mounted oak and leather case with interior flap
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The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed circa 1937 and 1938
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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