J. PURDEY & SONS
A PAIR OF 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 20753 / 4,
30in. nitro reproved chopperlump barrels, ribs engraved (refreshed) 'J. PURDEY & SONS. AUDLEY HOUSE, SOUTH AUDLEY STREET, LONDON. MADE OF SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH'S FLUID PRESSED STEEL', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and 3/4 choke, self-opening actions with removable striker discs, automatic safeties with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' details, cocking-indicators, retaining very slight traces of original colour-hardening, 14 1/2in. figured replacement stocks and replacement fore-end woods, weight 6lb. 8oz., in their re-lined brass-cornered oak and leather case with original case labels and some accessories
Provenance: We are kindly informed by the makers that this pair of shotguns were completed August 1914 for Capt. D.H. Leslie.