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James Woodward & Sons Matched Pair of Sidelock Shotguns in an Oak and Leather Case

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
39
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

James Woodward & Sons Matched Pair of Sidelock Shotguns in an Oak and Leather Case, c. early 1880s, serial numbers 3921 and 3922, walnut stocks with finely checkered forends and grips, the frames and lockplates with fine foliate scroll engraving marked "J. WOODWARD & SONS," blued barrels with plain rib engraved "'The Automatic' JAMES WOODWARD & SONS, 64 ST. JAMES'S STREET, LONDON, S.W. MADE OF SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH'S FLUID PRESSED STEEL," guns numbered "1" and "2," overall lg. 47 in.

Provenance: Vintage Doubles LLC, Wenatchee, Washington, May 7, 2015.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Good overall condition.


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

LONDON, Wenatchee, Double-barreled shotguns, Police weapons, Shotgun, Woodward