|J. PURDEY & SONS
A PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR OVER AND UNDER GUNS, NOS. 27055/6
26-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, together with a pair of interchangeable 25-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers fitted with Teague interchangeable choke tubes, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stocks including leather covered recoil pads, 7lb., nitro proof, in their maker's leather case with canvas outer cover with compartment for the additional barrels
The maker confirms that the guns were completed in July 1964 with 26-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers. The additional interchangeable barrels for the No.1 gun were built in 1968 for Sir Charles Clore.
|Fine Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns
|Sotheby's, Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland
|2 September 2013
|Commission is 25% ex. VAT. Artist's Resale Right may apply