N. LAJOT ET CIE
A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR PIGEON GUN, serial no. 12541,
28 3/8in. (72cm) 'Royal Nickel Steel' nitro barrels with raised tapered matt rib, the side of the left tube engraved in script 'Fabrication Speciale pour Tir aux Pigeons. N. Lajot et Cie - Liege', 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. full and 3/4 choke, treble-grip action with hidden third bite, removable striker discs, the fences carved in high relief with fine floral designs and with side-clips, the toplever thumbpiece carved en suite, safety catch fixed in the off position, gold-washed tumbler pivots and triggers, the front trigger articulated,the action, lockplates and furniture very finely engraved with scrolling acanthus and floral bouquets, retaining much original colour-hardening and finish, 14 1/8in. figured stock with replacement comb and including 3/4in. ventilated rubber recoil pad (distressed), the fore-end fitted with a 10 1/2in. beavertail wood with push rod access aperture, together with an original 8in. standard fore-end wood with standard engraved steel finial, weight 7lb. 11oz.
Exhibited: Manuel Lopo de Carvalho Collection
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S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act