BOSS & CO.
A 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER EASY-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 4656,
for 1898, 28 3/4in. nitro replacement barrels (by the makers in 1970, barrel number 9520), the rib engraved 'BOSS & CO. 13/14 CORK STREET. LONDON. W1' and with gold-inlaid '2' and acanthus scroll detailing at the breech end, 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 1/4 choke, (barrels loose), toplever gold-inlaid '2', automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, gold-inlaid cocking indicators, J. Robertson improved patent single trigger, patent no. 22894 of 26th November 1894, rolled-edge triggerguard, fine acanthus scroll engraving with floral bouquets, the action bar engraved in relief 'BOSS'S PATENT' on a stippled background, the triggerplate with 'BOSS'S NO. 22894 PATENT', 15 1/4in. well figured stock including 1 1/8in. wooden extension, repaired (glued) shake from toe to comb, weight 6lb. 12oz., in a brass cornered leather case
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was ordered in October 1898 as 1 of a pair, by Montagu Eliot Esq.
Please click HERE to view Terms & Conditions. Please note all Lots are listed in accordance with UK Law, for overseas buyers, please ensure you are familiar with your relevant local firearms and customs regulations before bidding.
S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act