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James Purdey Sidelock Rook Rifle

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

James Purdey Sidelock Rook Rifle, c. late 19th century, serial number 11946, .450/400 caliber, walnut stock with checkered wrist and forend, frame lightly engraved with foliate designs, marked on both sides of the frame "J. PURDEY & SONS," marked on the sides of the barrel "J. PURDEY & SONS, AUDLEY HOUSE. SOUTH AUDLEY STREET. LONDON," barrel lg. 27 3/4, overall lg. 45 1/4 in.

Provenance: Westley Richards, Springfield, Missouri, May 4, 1999.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Gun is in overall very good condition with some light wear on the checkering.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

James Purdey Sidelock, James Purdey & Sons, Purdey, Shotguns, LONDON, Springfield