A PAIR OF 12-BORE 'MONARCH' BOXLOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 47790 / 1,
28in. nitro barrels (No.1 sleeved, No.2 replacements by another, both loose on actions), 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and 1/2 choke (No.1) and 1/4 and full choke (No.2), scroll-back treble-grip actions with shoulders, automatic side-safeties with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' details, border and scroll engraving, 14 3/8in. well-figured stocks with horn drop points and including 1in. rubber recoil pads, No.2 with crack at hand, weight 6lb. 14oz. (no.1) and 6lb. 11oz. (No.2) in their lightweight leather case
Provenance: We are kindly informed by the makers that this pair of shotguns were completed May 1899 with 30in. barrels for a Mr. Carrick.