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

Extra Lot:

Lot 326

LONGTHORNE
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
S2
The guns were proofed in 2014 and completed shortly thereafter. They appear virtually unused. 
£20000-25000

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