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Fine Modern & Antique Guns - March 2020

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Sale A0320 Lot 1409

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BOSS & CO.
A 12-BORE EASY-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 6990,
29in. nitro chopperlump barrels, the rib engraved 'BOSS & CO. 13 DOVER STREET. PICCADILLY. LONDON. W.', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. and 1/4 choke, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, rolled-edge triggerguard, best fine acanthus scroll engraving with floral bouquets, retaining traces of original colour-hardening and some renewed finish, left ejector requires attention, 14 3/4in. figured replacement stock including 1/2in. wooden extension, minor crack to fore-end wood, weight 6lb. 10oz.

Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was completed in October 1924 for an A. Taylor. It was made to match and make a pair with gun No. 5789

Exhibited: Manuel Lopo de Carvalho Collection

Other Notes: For a short biography of Mr Manuel Lopo de Carvalho please click HERE

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Estimate £7,000-9,000

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




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