BOSS & CO.
A 12-BORE ROTARY-UNDERLEVER HAMMERGUN, serial no. 2926,
30in. black powder only damascus barrels, the rib engraved 'BOSS & CO. 73. ST. JAMES'S STREET. LONDON.', and '2', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. in both, some pits, Jones patent rotary underlever, carved percussion fences, rebounding back-action locks with dolphin hammers, border and acanthus scroll engraving, 14 1/4in. figured stock (broken through and wire-bound at the hand) including 1/2in. horn extension, fore-end wood with light damage, weight 7lb.
Provenance: Boss no. 2926 made as No.2 of a pair nos. 2925/6 ordered 4th July 1871 by Lord Hastings, Melton Constable, Thetford in Norfolk
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S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act