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Lot 2340: Engraved James Purdey Back Action Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Engraved James Purdey Back Action Thumbhole-Underlever Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Engraved James Purdey Back Action Thumbhole-Underlever Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun

Manufacturer: Purdey J & Sons Ltd
Model: SxS
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 29 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 542
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1866 per Nigel Brown's "British Gunmakers Volume One: London" and later converted to the current center fire configuration. 2 9/16" chambers with extractor, open chokes, and 14 1/2" LOP.

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