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    **12 Gauge James Purdey Sidelock Ejector Double Barrel Shotgun. Serial no. 27202. 12 gauge. 28-inch barrels with a matted raised rib. Brush bright Beesley patent sidelock action engraved with fine foliate scroll and bouquets. Ejectors. Cocking indicators. Automatic safety. Disc-set strikers. Beaded fences. Brush bright finish to triggerguard and fore-end iron and furniture. Very finely checkered straight grip replacement stock of figured walnut. Note: The maker indicates that the gun was restocked by them. Drop points. Vacant silver oval. Very finely checkered splinter fore-end with Anson-style release. Note: Gun was paired with no. 26678 in this sale.

    Data: Barrel Dimensions: Bores 0.732/0.731 inches, Chokes: 0.008/0.020 inches (Improved Cylinder/Modified), Chambers: 2 ¾ inches. Minimum wall thickness: 0.023 inches Proof: London Nitro, .729, .729, 3 tons, 2 ½. Note: Barrels are out of proof due to lengthened chambers. Stock Dimensions: Pull: 15 ½ inches Drop at comb: 1 ½ inches Drop at heel: 2 inches Cast-off: 1/8 inches Weight: 6 pounds 9 ounces.
    Condition: Fine. Barrels show 94-96% bluing with small areas of losses in front of fore-end and some losses under the fore-end. Bottom rib shows a small area of corrosion. Right barrel shows a small area of light corrosion. Top rib shows two small nicks. Excellent bright bores with a few very light marks. Barrel/action showing very slight looseness. Stock shows a number of nicks and impressions. Fore-end shows very light marks and very slight losses at edges.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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