A FINE 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 3538,
27in. nitro chopperlump barrels, the tubes engraved 'HENRY ATKIN LTD. 88, JERMYN ST. LONDON. S.W.', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. 1/2 and 3/4 choke, Beesley / Purdey self-opening action, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, articulated front trigger, best fine border, bouquet and scroll engraving, retaining virtually full original colour-hardening and finish, 14 1/2in. figured stock including 3/4in. rubber recoil pad, weight 6lb. 3oz., in its brass-cornered oak and leather case with various accessories including snap-caps, striker disc key, turn-screws, chamber brush and oil bottle
Provenance: We are kindly informed by the vendor that this shotgun was completed in 1948 for the Rt. Hon. George Lane.