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A pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 15268/9

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Estimate: £9,000 - £12,000
ca. US$11,640 - US$15,521
Price realised:  n. a.
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A pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 15268/9 Toplevers and ribs numbered '1' and '2', best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, cocking-indicators, well-figured stocks (No. 1 shortened and extended, chips to the forend), the chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London, England. Made of Sir Joseph Whitworth's Fluid Pressed Steel Weight 6lb. 10¾oz. (No. 1) & 6lb. 11¼oz. (No. 2), 15½in. pull (13½in. stock) (No. 1) & 15⅜in. stock (No. 2), 30in. barrels, choke approx. cyl. & ⅜ (No. 1) & I.C. & ½ (No. 2), 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof (No. 2 barrel-thicknesses at 20- & 21 thou) In a brass-mounted oak and leather case with J. Purdey trade-labels Fußnoten The makers have kindly confirmed these guns were completed in August 1895 for Mr A.F. Bassett, as no. 1 & 2 of a trio of guns

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Modern Sporting Guns Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases & Historical Photographs Fine European Ceramics London Jewels
Date of the auction: 28 Nov 2019 - 4 Dec 2019
Address: Bonhams London
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