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