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Sale A1052 Lot 1432 - S2

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BOSS & CO.
A 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER EASY-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 6526,
29in. nitro reproved chopperlump barrels, the rib engraved 'BOSS & CO. 13. DOVER STREET. PICCADILLY. LONDON. W.' and gold-inlaid '2' with a spray of acanthus scroll engraving at the breech-end, 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 1/4 choke, Boss patent easy-opening action with Boss improved patent single-trigger, patent no. 22894 of 26th November 1894, rolled-edge triggerguard, manual safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, gold-inlaid cocking indicators, best fine bouquet and scroll engraving, retaining slight traces of original colour-hardening and finish, 14 1/2in. highly-figured stock including 1 1/2in. figured wooden extension, weight 6lb. 9oz., in its makers maroon leather guncase

Provenance: We are kindly informed by the makers that this Sumner engraved shotgun was completed May 1915 for Capt. W.E. Butler-Bowdon.
Estimate £12,000-16,000

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