J. PURDEY & SONS
A 16-BORE ROUNDED-BAR SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 18912,
for 1907, 27in. replacement nitro chopperlump barrels by the makers (in 1968), the rib engraved 'J. PURDEY & SONS. AUDLEY HOUSE. SOUTH AUDLEY STREET. LONDON. ENGLAND.', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 1/4 choke, rounded bar action with removable striker discs, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, arrow cocking-indicators, best fine acanthus scroll engraving with floral bouquets, brushed and reblued finish overall, 15 1/4in. boldly-figured replacement stock and matching fore-end wood, weight 5lb. 15oz.
Provenance: The makers have kindly provided us with the following information:
Completed: 20th April 1907
For: Madam Macedo
Description: A hammerless ejector game gun
Weight: 5lb. 10oz.
Barrels: 27in. Whitworth Steel
Choke: Cylinder & Modified
Stock: 13 3/4in.
Rounded action bar
Stock with gold oval and Silver's recoil-pad
August 1968: New barrels fitted on account of the Marquesa da Mendia, choked Improved Cylinder & 1/4
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S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act