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Sale A0621 Lot 1355

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J. PURDEY & SONS
A PAIR OF 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 16634 / 5,
circa 1899, 30in. nitro reproved chopperlump barrels (wall thicknesses below recommended minimum), the ribs engraved '1', '2' and 'J. PURDEY & SONS. AUDLEY HOUSE. SOUTH AUDLEY STREET. LONDON. MADE OF SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH'S FLUID PRESSED STEEL.', 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and 1/2 choke (both), self-opening actions, removable striker discs, toplevers engraved '1' and '2', automatic safeties with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detailing, 'arrow' cocking-indicators, fine bouquet and scroll engraving, brushed finish, 16in. figured replacement stocks, weight 7lb. (No.1) 6lb 14oz. (No.2), in their makers brass-cornered oak and leather double guncase

Provenance: The vendor has kindly informed us that this pair was formerly the property of Hugh McCorquodale, second husband of Dame Barbara Cartland

The makers have kindly provided us with the following information:
Completed: December 1899
For: E.G. McCorquodale
Description: A pair of hammerless ejector game guns
Weight: 6lb 11 1/2oz.
Calibre: 12-bore
Barrels: 30in. Whitworth Steel
Choke: Improved Cylinder & Modified
Stock: 14 5/8in.
Notes:
Gold inlaid initials in place of ovals
Gold circles on tops of butts
Out in black, August 1899
October 1956: No. 2 restocked to same measurements for Hugh McCorquodale
November 1964: Stocks altered to match No. 15973 on behalf of Glen McCorquodale
November 1967: Purchased by C.A.A. Black, stocks altered to match No. 16219. Gold initials removed and replaced with silver ovals




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Estimate £5,000-7,000

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




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