April 20, 2013 10:06 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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Cased pair of James Purdey & Sons side lock double

Cased pair of James Purdey & Sons side lock double hammer shotguns, 12 gauge, 30" nitro proofed barrels, with finely engraved receivers, triggers, latches, and breeches and nicely checkered English walnut stocks, serial #8899 and8900, retaining original fitted leather case.

Condition:

Mirror bores no remaining case colors or barrel bluing, however, the damascus is strong and clear. Butt stocks have leather pads which add another 1'' to the 13 1/2'' pull with 2 1/4'' drop both stock monogrammed escutcheons inscribed PJJ which match the initials on the case. Chamber length is 2 1/2". Inscription on top rib between barrels is "J. Purdey 314 1/2 Oxford Street London".

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$26,070
04/20/2013

 

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