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Sale A0919 Lot 1805

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Made for Charles Gordon
JOHN DICKSON & SON

A 12-BORE ROTARY-UNDERLEVER HAMMERGUN, serial no. 4312,
30in. nitro reproved fine damascus barrels, the rib engraved 'JOHN DICKSON & SON. 63 PRINCES STREET. EDINBURGH', and '3', 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. both, wall thicknesses at 18 and 20-, some pits, Jones patent rotary underlever, carved percussion fences, non-rebounding back-action locks, fine acanthus scroll engraving, brushed and reblued finish, 14 3/8in. replacement stock, reblued steel buttplate with '3' to the top tang, fore-end with minor repair, weight 7lb. 2oz., in a canvas case

Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed as No.3 of a trio of 12-bore double breach-loading hammerguns on the 8th January 1890 for Charles Gordon

Other Notes: Barrels: 76cm
Chambers: 70mm
Stock length: 37cm
Weight: 3.231Kg
Functions with snapcaps: yes


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Estimate £800-1,200

S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act




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