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James Purdey & Sons Ammunition Carrying Case

Auction:
2502
Lot:
492
Sold for:
$770$650

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

James Purdey & Sons Ammunition Carrying Case, London, the oak, leather covered, brass bound case with vacant central brass boss, embossed initials H.A.F. within a rectangular inset, carrying handle and locking clasp, opening to reveal the 6 x 8 in. printed paper label on the underside of the lid stating James Purdey & Sons, Gun & Rifle Manufacturers, 314 1/2 Oxford Street, Near Hanover Square, London, ht. 11 1/4 x lg. 15 1/4 x dp. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Usual age consistent wear on leather exterior, wonderful patina, lacking four removable partitions on the interior.

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James Purdey & Sons, London, Near Hanover Square