FINE MODERN AND VINTAGE SPORTING GUNS
Auction at Sotheby's, London
Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 2pm
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On view at Sotheby's, 34-35 New Bond Street. London. W1A 2AA
Tuesday 10th December 9am to 4.30pm
Wednesday 11th December 9am to 1pm
Auction at 2pm
A PAIR OF 12-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR OVER AND UNDER GUNS, NOS. A062-1 AND A062-2
30-inch one-piece barrels with 3-inch chambers, No.1 gun about 1/2 choke borings, No.2 about 3/4 choke borings, chequered ribs, the frames, locks and top levers laser engraved with bold foliate scrollwork surrounding scenes of game in landscapes, the action bases with a dog within a gold border, non selective single triggers, 13 3/4-inch highly figured stocks with pistol grips and slim leather-covered recoil pads, 7lb. 4oz., superior nitro proof, in their maker's leather motor case with canvas outer cover
The guns were proofed in 2014 and completed shortly thereafter. They appear virtually unused.
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