Lot Number : 3041

  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5
  • 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5

Description: 19th century Purdey 12-bore side-by-side double barrel black powder hammer gun, 76cm cylinder bored un-choked barrels with 2.5" chambers, well figured walnut bar-in-wood stock with chequered grip and fore-end, marked no.'1' of a pair, serial no.11874, L119cm overall Auctioneer's Note: Purdey have kindly confirmed that this gun was commissioned in August 1884 as a pair by the renowned ornithologist Lord Lilford, the fourth Lord of Lilford, Northamptonshire and was split from the pair in the 1950s, SHOTGUN CERTIFICATE REQUIRED

Condition Grade: 
1 - Excellent: A lot in excellent condition with no damage (this item could be used or new).
2 - Good: A lot in good condition, possibly with slight wear commensurate with age or minor restoration.
3 - Fair/Good: A lot in fairly good condition but possibly with some wear, damage or restoration.
4 - Fair: A lot likely in need of some restoration or not in working order.
5 - Poor: A lot with heavy wear or damage and not fit for purpose, in need of full restoration or to be broken for parts.
0 - N/A:
2 - Good: A lot in good condition, possibly with slight wear commensurate with age or minor restoration.

Condition Report:

Both barrels are proofed at 12-bore. Right barrel measures 743 and left barrel 740 (go out at 751) Barrel thicknesses at thinnest point - right 720-722 and left 722-725 Barrels in very good condition with no visible pitting. The gun has seen some work in the past with re-chequering and polishing of the stock causing the steelwork to sit very slightly proud of the walnut. There is also later fluting to the butt and some wear to the engraving.

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SOLD £1500

Stock No: 49227

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Collection
Collect from The Vine Street Salerooms, Scarborough YO11 1XN.

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