A fine 12-bore (2¾in) over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 26590 The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover

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Lot 176S2
A fine 12-bore (2¾in) over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 26590
The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover

Sold for £ 43,250 (US$ 56,550) inc. premium
A fine 12-bore (2¾in) over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 26590
With two sets of barrels
Hold-open toplever, manual safety, best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, blued cocking-indicators, virtually full hardening-colour, highly-figured replacement stock, both sets of barrels, each engraved J. Purdey & Sons, Audley House, South Audley Street, London, England, with matt ventilated top-rib
15in. stock
'60%' barrels:- Weight 8lb. 9oz., 29in. barrels, both approx. 3/8 choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
'75%' barrels:- Weight 8lb. 9¾oz., 29in. barrels, both approx. full choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed with both sets of barrels in 1956
    This gun is in very good condition and appears have have had relatively little use
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A fine 12-bore (2¾in) over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 26590 The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover
A fine 12-bore (2¾in) over-and-under sidelock ejector gun by J. Purdey & Sons, no. 26590 The whole in its brass-mounted oak and leather case with canvas cover
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