J. PURDEY & SONS
A 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 22878,
30in. nitro chopperlump barrels, rib engraved 'J. PURDEY & SONS. AUDLEY HOUSE. SOUTH AUDLEY STREET. LONDON. MADE OF SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH'S FLUID PRESSED STEEL' and '1' (rubbed), 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 3/4 choke, bore dimensions marginal, some minor dents, toplever engraved '1', automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, removable striker discs, cocking-indicators, fine acanthus scroll engraving with floral bouquets, brushed bright and reblued finish overall, 15in. figured stock, weight 6lb. 9oz.
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was completed in 1926 for "A. Walker"
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