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FINE MODERN & VINTAGE SPORTING GUNS New Bond Street, London

1 May 2019

Gavin Gardiner Limited ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Auctioneers of Fine Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns, Rifles and Accessories


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FINE MODERN & VINTAGE SPORTING GUNS PUBLIC EXHIBITION

AUCTION

Sotheby’s Grosvenor Gallery 34-35 New Bond Street London W1A 2AA

Wednesday 1 May 2019 at 2pm

Tuesday 30 April 2019 9am to 4.30pm

Sotheby’s Grosvenor Gallery 34-35 New Bond Street London W1A 2AA

Wednesday 1 May 2019 9am to 1pm

IMPORTANT NOTICE A viewing pass will be required to attend the view and auction at Sotheby’s. Please email alexis@gavingardiner.com or telephone 01798 875300 to apply before Friday 26 April. We will require a copy of your firearm or shotgun cer tificate or driving licence to issue a pass. Entry will be refused to those without a pass. Security checks and searches may be made.


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IMPORTANT NOTICES FOR BUYERS Sporting Guns, Rifles and Ammunition will not be released without the appropriate Firearm or Shotgun certificate. Overseas certificates are not valid in the U.K. Firearms will be released by appointment only. The buyer of any firearm must hold the appropriate Certificate (or ther valid authority) to acquire the firearm.

The term ‘Certificate of Unprovability’ indicates that a firearm has been examined at a Proof House and is deemed both unsuitable for proof and use. Reproof is required before any such firearm is to be used.

GUNS SOLD AS PARTS FIREARMS ACT 1968 Lots marked with a will not be delivered to purchasers without production of a valid United Kingdom Firearms Certificate or R.F.D. Permit.

Lots marked with a ✪ will not be delivered to purchasers without production of a valid United Kingdom Shotgun Certificate or R.F.D. Permit.

Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 Lots marked with a will not be delivered without the Authority of the Secretary of State under Section 5 to purchase or acquire prohibited weapons to which section 5(1)(aba) of the act applies. Overseas buyer please be aware that prohibited weapons, walking stick shotguns and other similar items are not available for Export except under special circumstances. Please speak to the specialist before bidding.

Barrels of guns sold as parts will only be made available for sleeving and measurement once rendered unserviceable, according to the Gun Barrel Proof Act of 1868 to 1978 and the Rules of Proof.

CONDITION OF FIREARMS Comment in this catalogue is restricted in general to exceptional condition and to those defects that might affect the immediate safety of a firearm in normal use. An intending buyer unable to make technical examinations and assessments is recommended to seek advice from a gunmaker or from the specialist in charge. All prospective buyers are advised to consult the lists of bore and wall-thickness measurements posted in the saleroom. Potential buyers should note that guns are stripped only where there is a strong indication of a mechanical malfunction. Stripping is not otherwise undertaken. Guns intended for use should be stripped and cleaned beforehand. Hammer guns should have their rebound mechanisms checked before use. The safety mechanisms of all guns must be tested before use.

PROOF OF FIREARMS The term ‘proof exemption certificate’ indicates that a firearm has been examined at a Proof House but not proved, as either (a) it was deemed of interest and not intended for use, or (b) ammunition was not available. In either case, the firearm must be regarded as unsafe to fire unless subsequently proved. Firearms proved for Black Powder should not be used with modern smokeless ammunition.

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TAXIDERMY & RELATED ITEMS As a seller of these articles, Gavin Gardiner Ltd undertakes to comply fully with CITES regulations and DEFRA. Buyers are advised to inform themselves of all such regulations and should expect the exportation of items to take some time to arrange.

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SPECIAL NOTICE TO OVERSEAS BUYERS Firearms under 100 years of age, in addition to any other Export Licence requirements, need a DTI strategic licence in order to leave the U.K. Gavin Gardiner Limited will upon request, arrange through his nominated shipper and the appropriate Government agencies for the relevant Export Licence application. Shipping Instructions should include the nature of the consignees business, and the ultimate intended use for each firearm. In most cases an Import Licence or General Undertaking will be required before an Export Licence is granted. Gavin Gardiner Limited recommend that any queries concerning the shipment and Export of Firearms be addressed to our firearms shipping agent, P.D.Q. Freight Ltd. P.D.Q. Freight Ltd. Unit 4 Courtyard 1 Challenge Road Ashford, Middlesex TW15 1AX Tel: 01784 243695 Fax: 01784 242237 To enable PDQ to apply for the Export Licence after the sale, they will require: 1 Import consent from the country of destination. 2 Intended use and purchaser’s business. 3 Non EEC buyers will be required to supply an End User General Undertaking.


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ARTICLE 11(4) OF DIRECTIVE 91/477/E.E.C.

COLLECTION OF PURCHASES AND UNSOLD PROPERTY

European buyers are reminded of the regulations concerning the transfer of Firearms within the E.E.C. Overseas certificates are not valid in the U.K..

Lots will be available for collection at Sotheby’s saleroom until 12 noon on the day following the auction. All uncollected lots will then be packed and returned to Gavin Gardiner Limited’s secure storage in West Sussex. Lots will be available for collection in West Sussex by prior appointment from 9am on the following working day (two days after the auction).

Prior Import Consent is required from the consignee (obtained from the issuing authorities in that member state) before a U.K. Export Licence will be granted. Trade Buyers within the E.E.C. are reminded that Gavin Gardiner Limited hold an open Dealer to Dealer licence, the Import consent requirements remain the same.

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For lots marked with a †, ‡ or Ω please refer to the Important Information for Bidders and Buyers on p.118.

Lots may be collected from Gavin Gardiner Limited’s administration office in West Sussex, or from Sotheby’s London salerooms by prior arrangement with Gavin Gardiner Limited. In all instances, a prior appointment will need to have been made. Buyers are urged to arrange collection of purchases within 10 working days of the auction and are reminded that risk of loss passes to the buyer after this date.

We can arrange for lots to be packed and dispatched by courier and delivered to nominated Registered Firearms Dealers within the UK. This will be arranged at the buyer’s risk and Gavin Gardiner Limited reserves the right to charge for its time and packing materials. Buyers are reminded that they are responsible for arranging their own insurance cover while the goods are in transit. Sporting Guns and Firearms will be released by appointment only.

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FINE MODERN & VINTAGE SPORTING GUNS Lots 1-265 Wednesday 1 May 2019 at 2pm


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Lot 1 FLOBERT A FRENCH .22 FLOBERT GALLERY PISTOL 9 1/4-inch octagonal barrel with fixed sights, engraved and inlaid breech and muzzle, the top surface signed in silver, “Flobert Inventeur Bte à Paris”, fixed sights, the carved walnut grip with engraved cap and steel furniture, in its maker’s velvet-lined walnut case This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £300 - 500 1

Lot 2 WALTHER A 7.65MM PPK SELF-LOADING PISTOL, NO. 276455K 3 1/4-inch barrel, the slide with machined top surface and side safety, chequered composition grips, retaining much original finish overall, nitro proof This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £300 - 500

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Lot 3 COLT A .22 POLICE POSITIVE REVOLVER, NO. 90466 6-inch barrel, the flat-top frame with adjustable rear sight, chequered walnut grips with rampant colt medallion, contemporary nitro proof, retaining some original finish overall This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 200

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Lot 4 SMITH & WESSON A .38 HAMMERLESS REVOLVER, NO. 102485 3 1/4-inch barrel engraved with the retailer’s name ‘Cogswell & Harrison Ltd’, the frame with grip safety, five-shot cylinder, chequered composition grips, retaining much original nickel plated finish overall, nitro proof This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £200 - 300

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Lot 5 PARKER HALE A .22 SIX-SHOT ADAPTOR FOR THE WEBLEY SERVICE REVOLVER, NO. 323 6 7/8-inch barrel with threaded muzzle and .22 cylinder to convert a Webley .455 service revolver, in its maker’s box This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 200

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Lot 6 WALTHER A SCARCE .22 CONVERSION KIT FOR THE P38 SELF-LOADING PISTOL, NO. 11/64 5-inch barrel, the lightweight slide with fixed rear sight and safety catch, retaining all of its original finish overall, German nitro proof, in its maker’s carton with two magazineså This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £200 - 300 6

Lot 7 MARBLE SAFETY AXE CO. A .22/.44 “GAME GETTER” OVER AND UNDER PISTOL, NO. 2089 12-inch barrels (.44 smoothbore), with adjustable rear sight, the frame with central hammer incorporating barrel selector device, the frame with folding aperture sight and folding tubular stock, contemporary nitro proof, retaining much original finish overall, left grip broken, in its maker’s holster This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 250 7

Lot 8 CZ A 9MM MODEL 75 SELF-LOADING PISTOL, NO. 65304 4 1/2-inch barrel, the frame with Hogue rubber grips, retaining much original finish overall, nitro proof, together with two spare magazines This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 200

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Lot 9 TAURUS A .38 SPECIAL REVOLVER, NO. 1415990, RESTRICTED TO TWOSHOT FOR HUMANE DISPATCH 2 1/2-inch barrel, the six-shot swing-out cylinder blocked to two-shot only, chequered walnut grips, nitro proof This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 250

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Lot 10 P. BERETTA A .22 MODEL 71 SELF-LOADING PISTOL, NO. B0775 3 1/2-inch barrel, alloy frame with chequered grip; together with a .32 Cash humane slaughter pistol, no. 1466/H551 (2) This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £50 - 80

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Lot 11 DAN WESSON ARMS A .38 SPECIAL REVOLVER, NO. 279005 4-inch barrel with ventilated rib and adjustable rear sight, frame with swing-out cylinder, Pachmayr rubber grip, nitro proof, with 8-inch extra barrel This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 200

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Lot 12 AMERICAN DERRINGER CORP. A .38 SPECIAL OVER AND UNDER DERRINGER, NO. 135024 3-inch stainless steel barrel, the frame with central hammer and polished rib, nitro proof, in its maker’s bag This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £250 - 350

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Lot 13 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 1 1/2-INCH MODEL M SIGNAL PISTOL, NO. H9189 the frame with composition grip; together with a further M8 American 1 1/2-inch signal pistol, of pressed steel construction, nitro proof (2) This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 250

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Lot 14 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 1-INCH VERY PISTOL, NO. 97297 6-inch barrel with flared muzzle, stirrup catch, the brass frame with winged bullet trademark and government inspection stamps for 1918, smooth walnut grips, lanyard loop, nitro proof This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £50 - 70

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Lot 15 AN ITALIAN 1-INCH VERY PISTOL, NO. 9823 of pressed steel construction, Italian nitro proof This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £50 - 80

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Lot 16 A BELGIAN .410 DOUBLE-BARREL SHOT PISTOL 10-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/2 and true cylinder borings, the frame and hammers retaining traces of original hardening colour, chequered walnut grip, Belgian nitro proof, rebounding mechanism defective This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 250

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Lot 17 A BELGIAN .410 “TUKAWAY” DOUBLE BARREL SHOT PISTOL, NO. 6230 10-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder borings, the plain frame with rebounding hammers retaining much original blued finish, chequered walnut grip, Belgian nitro proof This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex. £150 - 250

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Lot 18 A COMPOSED PAIR OF MODERN .44 PERCUSSION TARGET PISTOLS, NOS. 16311/16613 10-inch hexagonal fluted barrels engraved at the muzzles, adjustable rear sights, the locks and hammers with scroll engraving, half length walnut stocks with fluted grips and steel furniture, black powder proof This lot will not be available for viewing in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex.

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£100 - 200 Lot 19 RUGER A .22 MODEL 10/22 SELF-LOADING SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 233-83547 19-inch barrel fitted with a sound moderator, the receiver mounted with a Walther 3-9x56 telescopic sight, detachable rotary magazine, half length stock with pistol grip and recoil pad, 13 3/4-inch pull, 7lb. 8oz., nitro proof £100 - 200 Lot 20 CZ A .22 MODEL 452-2E ZKM BOLTACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 601343 25-inch barrel threaded for a sound moderator, with ramp fore sight and adjustable rear sight, the receiver with dovetail grooves, detachable box magazine, the half length stock with pistol grip and maker’s butt plate, 6lb. 1oz., nitro proof £80 - 120

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Lot 21 RUGER A 7X57MM M77 MARK II BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 78572015 20-inch barrel fitted with a sound moderator, the receiver mounted with a Leupold telescopic sight in maker’s mount, bolt with side safety, magazine with hinged base plate, the half length stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 13 1/2-inch pull, 9lb. 8oz., nitro proof £200 - 300 Lot 22 HOWA A 6MM BR NORMA BOLT-ACTION RIFLE, NO. B115485 27-inch stainless steel heavy barrel, the receiver with bases for swing-off telescopic sight mounts, the half length laminated stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 13 1/2-inch pull, 10lb. 8oz., nitro proof £200 - 300 Lot 23 PPK A .22 WMR MODEL KMS611 SELFLOADING SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 020098 20 1/2-inch barrel, the receiver mounted with a Weaver variable power telescopic sight, detachable box magazine, 14 1/2-inch stock with pistol grip and maker’s butt plate, 6lb. 11oz., nitro proof

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£80 - 120 Lot 24 MOSSBERG A 12-BORE “SLUGSTER” MODEL PUMPACTION GUN, NO. L223665 24-inch barrel with 3-inch chamber, about true cylinder boring, folding leaf sight, unrestricted magazine capacity, 14-inch synthetic stock with pistol grip and recoil pad, 6lb. 12oz., nitro proof; together with a Hatsan “Escort Magnum” 12-bore selfloading gun, no. 112227, 24-inch barrel, synthetic stock with pistol grip (2) £100 - 200

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Lot 25 RUGER A .22 MODEL 10/22 SELF-LOADING SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 233-85344 18 1/2-inch barrel threaded for a sound moderator, the receiver mounted with a telescopic sight, half length stock with pistol grip and steel butt plate, 13 1/2-inch pull, 6lb. 3oz., nitro proof; together with a similar rifle, no. 253-49999, standard specification with open sights, magazine missing (2) £80 - 120 Lot 26 RUGER A .270 M77 MODEL BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 71-46241 22-inch barrel threaded for a sound moderator, the receiver mounted with a Bushnell telescopic sight, bolt with tang safety, the half length stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 8lb. 8oz., nitro proof £150 - 250

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Lot 27 RUGER A 7X57 M77 MODEL MARK II BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 784-08643 22-inch barrel, the receiver with dovetail grooves, bolt with side safety, magazine with hinged base plate, 13 1/2-inch figured stock with pistol grip and recoil pad, 7lb. 6oz., nitro proof £200 - 300 Lot 28 HECKLER & KOCH A SCARCE .22 WMR MODEL HK300 SELF-LOADING RIFLE, NO. 32-027544 19 1/2-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and fixed rear sight, the receiver mounted with an Original 4x40 telescopic sight, in quick detachable HK05 tip-off mount, detachable box magazine, the half length figured stock with pistol grip and ribbed butt plate, 14 1/4inch pull, 7lb. 12oz., German nitro proof £450 - 550

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Lot 29 L.S.A. CO. LTD A .303 NO.1 MARK III BOLT-ACTION SNIPER RIFLE, NO. M52264 25 1/4-inch barrel with adjustable tangent rear sight, the receiver with Whitehead scope spaces and Winchester A5 telescopic sight, magazine cut-off and long range dial studs, the butt socket dated 1915, 12 3/4-inch figured stock with brass butt plate, 9lb. 12oz., nitro proof £1800 - 2400 Lot 30 ENFIELD A 7.62MM NO.4 MARK 1/2 BOLTACTION RIFLE, NO. A45715, OF L42 TYPE 25 1/4-inch replacement heavy barrel, the receiver mounted with a L1A1 telescopic sight in its apparently correct mount, the butt socket with broad arrow stamp and dated 1954, detachable box magazine, the half length beech stock with cheekpiece and brass butt plate, 13-inch pull, 13lb. 4oz., nitro proof £1000 - 1500 29

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Lot 31 REMINGTON A .243 PSS BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. E6814969 26-inch barrel fitted with a sound moderator, the receiver fitted with dovetail bases, bolt with side safety, magazine with hinged base plate, the half length synthetic stock with pistol grip and recoil pad, 13 1/2-inch pull, 11lb. 4oz., nitro proof £300 - 500 Lot 32 MOSIN NAGANT A 7.62X54MM CZECH VZ54 BOLTACTION SNIPER RIFLE, NO. E4606 28-inch barrel with raised fore sight and tangent rear sight, the receiver fitted with its telescopic sight, the mount numbered H4713, the half length stock with pistol grip and steel butt plate, 13 1/4-inch pull, 9lb. 13oz., nitro proof £500 - 800

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Lot 33 PARKER HALE A 7.62MM M82/C3A1 BOLT-ACTION RIFLE, NO. R-22814 26 1/2-inch barrel with tunnel fore sight, the receiver mounted with a Pecar 4-10x45 telescopic sight, recoil stud, magazine with hinged base plate, bolt with side safety, half length stock with pistol grip, 14 1/4-inch pull including 1 1/2-inch extension, 12lb., nitro proof £300 - 500 Lot 34 WINCHESTER A .303 NO.3(T) BOLT-ACTION SNIPER RIFLE, NO. W105858 26-inch barrel with raised fore sight, the receiver with folding leaf sight and mounted with an AOC P1918 (Aust) telescopic sight dated 1945, probably a composed set, bolt with side safety, three quarter length stock with steel butt plate, sling swivels, 13 1/2-inch pull, 10lb. 12oz., nitro proof £1000 - 1500 33

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Lot 35 MAUSER A 7.92MM K98K BOLT-ACTION SNIPER RIFLE, NO. 50627G 24-inch barrel the BYF marked receiver with ‘43 date stamp, the short side mount mounted with a Hensoldt-Wetzlar telescopic sight, bolt with flag safety, three quarter length laminated stock with pistol grip and steel butt plate, 13-inch pull, 11lb., nitro proof, possibly composed, the stock with applied fake Luftwaffe decal £1000 - 1500 Lot 36 MAUSER A 7.92MM K98K BOLT-ACTION SERVICE RIFLE, NO. 2264 24-inch barrel with tangent rear sight, the receiver ring with spurious SS marking and 1938 date stamp, mounted with a Zeiss Zielvier telescopic sight in sporting-type claw mounts, bolt with flag safety, the three quarter length laminated stock with pistol grip and steel butt plate, 13-inch pull, 9lb. 14oz., nitro proof, spurious SS decal to stock £800 - 1200

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Lot 37 FABRIQUE NATIONALE A 7.62X51 K98K BOLT-ACTION SNIPER RIFLE, NO. 2692, OF ISRAELI DEFENCE FORCE TYPE 24-inch barrel with tangent rear sight, the receiver mounted with a green painted telescopic sight, bolt with side safety, half length stock with pistol grip and steel butt plate, 13 1/4-inch pull, 10lb. 8oz., nitro proof £700 - 900 Lot 38 FABRIQUE NATIONALE A 7.62X51 K98K BOLT-ACTION SNIPER RIFLE, NO. 21891, OF ISRAELI DEFENCE FORCE TYPE 24-inch barrel with tangent rear sight, the receiver mounted with a green painted telescopic sight, bolt with flag safety, the half length stock with pistol grip and steel butt plate, 13 1/4-inch pull, 10lb. 12oz., nitro proof £700 - 900 Lot 39 PARKER HALE A .270 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. S-11545 24-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and folding leaf sight, the receiver with dovetail bases, bolt with side safety, the half length figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 14-inch pull, 7lb. 8oz.. nitro proof

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Lot 41 STEYR-MANNLICHER A .308 MODEL SSG.69 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 277521 25 1/2-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and fixed rear sight, the receiver mounted with a Kahles ZF95 10x42 telescopic sight, bolt with side safety, large capacity detachable box magazine, the half length walnut stock with pistol grip and rubber butt plate, 14-inch pull, 11lb., Austrian nitro proof £800 - 1200 Lot 42 SPRINGFIELD A .30-06 O3 PATTERN BOLT-ACTION SERVICE RIFLE, NO. 872030 24-inch barrel, the receiver mounted with a Winchester A5 telescopic sight, bolt with flag safety, the three quarter length stock with straight hand and steel butt plate, 12 3/4-inch figured stock, 9lb. 7oz., nitro proof, the scope appears to be a later addition, the bolt cannot be opened when the scope is fitted £400 - 600 41

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Lot 43 T. PROCTOR A .375 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 29 (08853) 24-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and folding leaf sights to 400, short file-cut rib, the receiver mounted with an Ajack telescopic sight in quick detachable swing-off mounts, bolt with side safety, magazine base plate with scroll engraving surrounding a gold and silver inlaid African warrior shield, half length stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 14 1/2-inch pull, 10lb. 6oz., nitro proof £500 - 700 Lot 44 HOWA A .243 MODEL 1500 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. B179269 21-inch barrel fitted with a sound moderator, the receiver with dovetail blocks, bolt with side safety, the half length black synthetic stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 14-inch pull, 10lb. 2oz., nitro proof £250 - 350

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Lot 45 HOWA A .308 MODEL 1500 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. B136249 20-inch barrel fitted with a sound moderator, the receiver mounted with bases for Apel swing-off mounts, bolt with side safety, the half length synthetic stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 13 3/4-inch pull, 10lb., nitro proof £250 - 350 Lot 46 REMINGTON A .243 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. S6644161 22-inch fluted barrel fitted with a sound moderator, the receiver mounted with dovetail bases, bolt with side safety, the half length synthetic stock with pistol grip, cheepiece and recoil pad, 13 1/2-inch pull, 7lb. 9oz., nitro proof £250 - 350 Lot 47 SAKO A .17 HMR P04R FIN FIRE BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 688150 22 1/4-inch barrel including sound moderator, the receiver mounted with a dovetail rail, bolt with side safety, detachable box magazine, the half length synthetic stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 13 1/2-inch pull, 7lb. 2oz., nitro proof

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£400 - 600 Lot 48 THOMPSON CENTRE ARMS A .270 SINGLE BARREL SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 16025 24-inch barrel mounted with Leupold scope rings, ambidextrous top lever and crossbolt safety, 13 3/4-inch figured stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 8lb. 7oz., nitro proof £150 - 250

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Lot 49 A SCARCE 12-BORE SYSTEM SJOGREN PATENT SELF-LOADING GUN, NO. 1695 28-inch barrel with 2 3/4-inch chamber, about full choke boring, half length magazine tube with unrestricted capacity, the sliding breech with chequered sides and flag safety, the frame with tang safety and loading gate, retaining much original finish overall, 14-inch figured stock with maker’s butt plate inlaid with a small plaque engraved “George Hindle, Blackburn”, sling swivels, 7lb. 6oz., recent nitro proof £800 - 1200 Lot 50 RUGER A .22 MODEL 77/22 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 703-35056 20-inch barrel fitted with a sound moderator, the receiver mounted with a Nikko Stirling 3-9x42 telescopic sight, bolt with side safety and detachable box magazine, the half length stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 13 1/2-inch pull, 7lb. 9oz., nitro proof £150 - 200 49

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Lot 51 RUGER A .308 “AMERICAN” MODEL BOLTACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 692-17355 22-inch barrel fitted with a Tiger SD sound moderator, the receiver with quick detachable scope rings, tang safety, the half length synthetic stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 14-inch pull, 7lb. 5oz., nitro proof, the rifle appears little used £300 - 500 Lot 52 W. W. GREENER A SCARCE .318 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 20162 24-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and folding express sights to 500 yds, the Mauser 98 receiver fitted with bases for quick detachable claw mounts, bolt with side safety, the half length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and steel butt plate with trap, sling eyes, 7lb. 12oz., nitro proof £1000 - 1500 51 18

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Lot 53 JOHN RIGBY & CO. A FINE .243 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 6767 24-inch barrel, the receiver mounted with a Zeiss Diatal-ZA 6x42 telescopic sight, with scroll engraving, the bolt with side safety, the engraved hinged magazine base plate inlaid with the calibre in gold, recoil stud, the half length well figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, sling eyes, 14 1/4-inch pull, 8lb. 8oz., nitro proof The rifle was built in 1993 and appears little used. It is sold with its original test target, dated May 1993, and a copy of the maker’s invoice giving a total cost of £4,700 excluding telescopic sight. £2500 - 3500

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Lot 54 STEYR-MANNLICHER A .308 JAGDMATCH-L BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 260269 23-inch barrel threaded for a sound moderator, the receiver profusely engraved with boldly carved acorns and oak leaves, with detailed scene of fighting stags within a woodland setting, matching scope rings, bolt with side safety, detachable box magazine, the half length laminated stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, sling swivels, 14-inch pull, 8lb. 4oz., Austrian nitro proof

Lot 55 SAUER A 9.3X62 MODEL 202 “EXKLUSIV WAFFEN GROIS” BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 30297 24-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and raised rear sight, the receiver profusely engraved overall with fine scroll engraving surrounding bold foliate scrollwork and a highly detailed big game scene of a leopard chasing antelope within a gold lined border, the bolt with a leopard mask, the magazine base plate with a kudu and trigger guard with a warthog, matching quick detachable scope rings, retaining all of its original hardening colour, the half length burr walnut stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, the cheekpiece inlaid with the outline of the African continent, 14 1/4-inch pull, sling swivels, 8lb. 12oz., German nitro proof

£800 - 1200

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Lot 56 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A FINE .275 H&H MAGNUM BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 4381 23 1/2-inch barrel with ramp fore sight with folding cover, the rear sight with folding leaf to 200 yds, the Mauser 98 action with matted top surface and bolt with foliate scroll engraving, mounted with a set of quick detachable scope rings, bolt with side safety, recoil stud, the magazine base plate and trigger guard profusely engraved with bold foliate scrollwork surrounding a scene of a Highland stag, the half length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, engraved grip cap, sling swivels, 13 3/4-inch pull, 8lb. 9oz., nitro proof The maker confirms that the rifle was completed circa 1998. It remains virtually unused and retains all of its original finish. ÂŁ5000 - 7000

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Lot 57 J. WOODWARD & SONS A .275 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 5383 24-inch barrel with folding leaf and ladder sights, the Mauser 98 receiver with scope bases for Apel swing-off mounts, bolt with flag safety, Kurz length action, half length stock with pistol grip and steel butt plate, sling swivels, 14-inch pull, 7lb. 4oz., nitro proof £1400 - 1800 Lot 58 SAUER A .338 WIN MODEL 90 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. K28976 25 1/2-inch barrel including muzzle break, with ramp fore sight and raised rear sight, the receiver mounted with scope rings, bolt with tang safety, detachable box magazine, the well figured half length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, sling swivels, 14-inch pull, 9lb. 12oz., German nitro proof, retaining much original finish overall £1800 - 2400 57

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Lot 59 MAUSER A .270 MODEL 2000 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 72622 24-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and folding leaf sight, the receiver mounted with a Zeiss Diatal-ZA 6x42 telescopic sight, bolt with side safety, magazine with hinged base plate, the half length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and maker’s butt plate, sling swivels, 14-inch pull, 8lb. 8oz., German nitro proof, retaining virtually all of its original finish overall £600 - 800 Lot 60 HUSQVARNA A .22 SINGLE SHOT BOLT-ACTION RIFLE, NO. 21432B 25-inch barrel with adjustable rear sight, bolt with side safety, half length stock with pistol grip and maker’s butt plate, 14 1/4-inch pull, 5lb. 14oz., nitro proof £50 - 80

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Lot 61 TIKKA A .243 M55 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 550-204461 20 1/2-inch barrel with ramp fore-sight, the receiver mounted with scope rings, bolt with side safety, the full length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 14-inch pull, 7lb. 8oz., nitro proof £100 - 200 Lot 62 BROWNING A .243 “MEDALLION” MODEL BOLTACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 17683NX217 22-inch barrel, the receiver mounted with scope rings, bolt with tang safety, magazine with hinged base plate, the half length stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 13 3/4-inch pull, 7lb. 2oz., nitro proof £200 - 300 Lot 63 JOHN DICKSON & SON A .270 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 72794 21 1/2-inch barrel with ramp fore sight, the receiver mounted with a Tasco telescopic sight, bolt with side safety, the half length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and later rubber recoil pad, 14 1/2-inch pull, 8lb. 13oz., nitro proof

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£250 - 350 Lot 64 ANSCHUTZ A .222 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 1284049 24-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and folding rear sight, the receiver mounted with an Original telescopic sight, bolt with flag safety, detachable box magazine, double set triggers, the half length well figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and maker’s butt plate, 14 1/2-inch pull, German nitro proof £250 - 350

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Lot 65 MAUSER A .308 MODEL 225 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 119063 24-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and fixed rear sight, the receiver mounted with a Aimpoint optical sight, bolt with side safety, detachable box magazine, the half length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and ribbed butt plate, 14-inch pull, 8lb. 12oz., German nitro proof £500 - 700 Lot 66 CZ A .17 HMR MODEL 452-2EZKM “AMERICAN” BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. A087908 20 3/4-inch barrel threaded for a sound moderator, the receiver mounted with a variable power telescopic sight, bolt with side safety, detachable box magazine, half length stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 13 1/2-inch pull, 8lb. 15oz., nitro proof £150 - 250 65

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Lot 67 WALTHER A .22 KKJ MODEL BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 53993 18 1/2-inch barrel threaded for a sound moderator, rear sight missing, the receiver with dovetail grooves, crossbolt safety, detachable box magazine, the half length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 14 1/2-inch pull, 5lb. 9oz., German nitro proof £100 - 200 Lot 68 RUGER A .270 MODEL M77 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 75-46312 22-inch barrel, the receiver mounted with a Weaver telescopic sight, bolt with tang safety, magazine with hinged base plate, half length stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 13 3/4-inch pull, nitro proof £200 - 300

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Lot 69 KONGSBERG A 9.3X62 MODEL 393 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. A5297 18-inch barrel, the receiver mounted with a Swarovski 1.5-6x42 Habicht telescopic sight, bolt with side safety, the half length well figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 14-inch pull, swing swivels, 9lb. 3oz., nitro proof £600 - 800 Lot 70 BSA A .22 PRE-WAR BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 24225 23 3/4-inch barrel with bead fore sight and adjustable rear sight, single shot War Office pattern type action, the half length figured stock with semi pistol grip, 14 1/4-inch pull, sling eyes, 4lb. 11oz., nitro proof, retaining much of its original finish overall £150 - 250 Lot 71 TIKKA A .223 REM MODEL M53 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 550201798 23-inch barrel threaded for a sound moderator, the receiver with dovetail grooves, bolt with side safety, detachable box magazine, the half length stock with pistol grip and butt plate, 11-inch pull, 7lb. 1oz., nitro proof

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£80 - 120 Lot 72 ARTHUR CLARKE A .308 BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. GB00746 22 1/2-inch stainless steel heavy barrel, the receiver mounted with a Schmidt & Bender 3-12x42 telescopic sight, bolt with flag safety, the half length stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 14-inch pull, 10lb. 6oz., nitro proof £250 - 400

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Lot 73 IMMAN MEFFERT A GERMAN .375 H&H MAGNUM BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 60074 21-inch barrel with ramp fore sight and folding leaf sights, the Mauser 98 receiver mounted with a Zeiss Zselsechs telescopic sight in quick detachable claw mounts, magazine with removable base plate, recoil stud, the half length figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 14 1/2-inch pull, sling swivels, 8lb. 13oz., German nitro proof

Lot 74 OTTO KREUTZER A .375 H&H MAGNUM MODEL “MAGNUM 98” BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. OK046 26-inch barrels with ramp fore-sight, raised rear sight with fixed leaf, the double square bridge action mounted with a Swarovski 1.25-4x24 telescopic sight, with quick detachable swing-off mounts, bolt with side safety, magazine with hinged base plate, the half length well figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, recoil stud, 14 1/2-inch pull, sling swivels, 9lb. 14oz., nitro proof

The rifle was originally built with a double set trigger and has been converted to a single trigger. £1400 - 1800

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Lot 75 GEORGE GIBBS A .256 MAGNUM BOLT-ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. 3016A/B5424 26-inch barrel with raised fore sight and folding leaf sights to 900, the model 1903 receiver with turn-down bolt handle, rotary magazine and flag safety, folding tang peep sight, half length stock with pistol grip and recoil pad, 14-inch pull, sling eyes, 7lb. 4oz., nitro proof, refinished overall A small quantity of ammunition will be made available to the purchaser of this lot. £700 - 900 Lot 76 RUGER A 6MM REM NO.1 MODEL FALLING BLOCK RIFLE, NO. 130-07475 26-inch barrel mounted with a Bushmaster telescopic sight, tang safety, 13 3/4-inch stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 9lb. 9oz., nitro proof £250 - 350 Lot 77 BSA A .310 “CADET” MARTINI ACTION RIFLE, NO. 83616 25-inch barrel with adjustable rear sight, the receiver marked “Commonwealth of Australia, Made by the Birmingham Small Arms Co. Ltd”, with impressed piled arms and kangaroo motifs, full length fore-end with barrel band, 13 1/2-inch stock with steel butt plate and sling swivel, 5lb. 12oz., special definitive proof

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£400 - 600 Lot 78 HUGHES A .577/.450 MARTINI ACTION SPORTING RIFLE, NO. WA36091 30-inch barrel with machined top surface and folding fore sight, the rear sight with folding leaves and ladder graduated to 1200, Henry rifling, the frame with border engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 14 1/4-inch well figured stock with pistol grip and steel butt plate, sling eyes, 7lb. 13oz., black powder proof £1500 - 2000

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Lot 79 J. WILKES A .358 WINCHESTER MAGNUM BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR RIFLE, NO. 4798 26-inch replacement chopper-lump barrels with ramp fore sight, the short raised rib with folding leaf sights and mounted with a Kahles 1.1-4.5x20 telescopic sight in quick detachable mounts, crossbolt extension, the recoloured frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining most of its renewed hardening colour, fences with side clips, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with pistol grip and ribbed butt plate, sling eye, 12lb. 10oz., nitro proof, in its associated oak case

Lot 80 KRIEGHOFF A .30-06 BOXLOCK EJECTOR OVER AND UNDER RIFLE, NO. 76097 25-inch monobloc barrels with raised fore sight, short raised rib with leaf sight and mounted with a Minox 1-5x24 telescopic sight with illuminated reticule, the top surface engraved with the retailer’s name ‘T. Derksen’, crossbolt extension, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving, cocking stud and stepped front trigger, 13 3/4-inch well figured swan-neck stock with chequered butt plate, 9lb. 10oz., German nitro proof

The rifle was re-barelled and refurbished by John Slough of London. £3000 - 5000

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Lot 81 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A .375 FLANGED “ROYAL” SIDELOCK NON-EJECTOR RIFLE, NO. 17735 26-inch barrels with raised fore sight, the short raised rib with folding leaf sights and bases for a telescopic sight, mid extension, the frame, locks and gold numbered top lever with bold scroll engraving surrounded by strapwork and retaining traces of original hardening colour, gold line cocking indicators, bolted safety, extended top strap, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stock with pistol grip and ribbed butt plate, sling swivels, 9lb. 9oz., nitro proof The maker confirms that the rifle was built in 1902 for Lord Lonsdale as a .375 cordite rifle. Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, KG, GCVO, DL (1857-1944) An avid sportsman and bon vivant, he was known as England’s greatest sporting gentleman. He was a founding member and first president of the National Sporting Club, and he donated the original Lonsdale belts in 1909 for the Boxing Championship trophy. He was also the founder and first president of the Automobile Association, a master of the Quorn Hunt and a chairman of Arsenal Football Club. As a sportsman he entertained the kings of Italy and Portugal and well as the Kaiser at Lowther Castle. He was a senior steward of the Jockey Club and the first president of the International Horse Show at Olympia. £12000 - 18000

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Lot 82 I. HOLLIS A .500 HAMMER RIFLE, NO. 0529 28-inch damascus barrels, the broad flat rib with folding leaf sights, the frame, non-rebounding bar locks, hammers and rotary underlever with scroll engraving, locking bolts, 14 1/2-inch figured replacement stock with pistol grip and chequered butt plate, 9lb. 10oz., black powder proof, worn overall, re-jointing recommended £500 - 700 Lot 83 SABATTI A 12-BORE/9.3X74R OVER AND UNDER NON-EJECTOR COMBINATION GUN, NO. 93978 25 1/2-inch monobloc barrels with short raised rib and folding leaf sights, 2 3/4-inch chamber about full choke boring, rifled rifle barrel, the frame and top lever with scroll decoration and wild boar and stag engraving, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 7lb. 8oz., Italian nitro proof £500 - 800 82

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Lot 84 HEYM A 16-BORE/.222 REM MODEL 22S2 OVER AND UNDER COMBINATION GUN/RIFLE, NO. 15357 23 1/2-inch monobloc barrels with machined top surface, 2 3/4-inch chamber about 1/2 choke boring, mounted with a Schmidt & Bender 6x42 telescopic sight, the receiver with scroll decoration and cocking lever, 13 1/4-inch figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 7lb. 10oz., German nitro proof £500 - 800

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Lot 84A WHITWORTH RIFLE COMPANY A .451 PERCUSSION WHITWORTH TARGET RIFLE, NO. 752 33-inch barrel with tunnel foresight, the folding ladder sight with fine adjustment, the barrel signed ‘Whitworth Patent’, the plain lock and bolted hammer with border engraving, the lock signed Whitworth with the maker’s crest, the full length figured stock with steel furniture, 3 barrel bands and patch box, 14 1/4-inch pull, 10lb. in its maker’s full-length oak case with accessories etc £3500 - 4500

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Please note lots 85-92 will not be available for viewing in London. The can be viewed by appointment in our office in West Sussex

✪ £100 - 200

Lot 86 ELEY A GROUP OF COLLECTORS’ SHOTGUN CARTRIDGES comprising: a box of 25 Eley “Rocket” cartridges, Eley “Tracer” cartridges, 50 10-bore cartridges, Gabel wads, etc

Lot 87 A GROUP OF .55 BOYS ANTITANK AMMUNITION comprising 70 rnds in original boxes and 10 loose rnds

Lot 89 BALLISTIC PRECISION LTD A BOX OF 25 RNDS OF 8-BORE RIFLE AMMUNITION 1250 grn bullet for 3 1/4-inch chamber, in its maker’s box with R. B. Rodda & Co. label

Lot 90 ELEY A BOX OF 25 4-BORE CARTRIDGES in their maker’s carton, together with a box of 25 A. Myers 4-bore cartridges, black powder, 3 1/2oz. BB

Lot 91 ELEY FIFTY 8-BORE CARTRIDGES in their maker’s boxes, rolled turnover, paper case, No.1 and No.4 shot

Lot 92 ELEY TWO BOXES OF 8-BORE CARTRIDGES rolled turnover, paper case, BB shot for 3 1/4-inch chamber, of late production

Lot 94 PERAZZI A HIGHLY FIGURED STOCK suitable for a 20-bore side plated over and under gun, approximately 14 1/2-inch pull including recoil pad

Lot 95 WINCHESTER A .44 WCF RELOADING TOOL together with its matching Winchester .44 WCF bullet mould (2)

Lot 96 A GROUP OF FOUR FRAMED SPORTING PRINTS London, 1823

£100 - 200

£100 - 200

Lot 85 A LARGE GROUP OF PRIMED CASES including: Greener Police gun, 10-bore thin brass case, 24-bore paper case, Almac .410, etc

£150 - 250

Lot 93 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A BRASSBOUND LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE for about 200 cases, with leather straps and dividers, of recent manufacture

£150 - 250

£200 - 300

✪ £150 - 250

✪ £750 - 850

Lot 88 ELEY NOBEL FIVE 10-INCH PUNT GUN CASES suitable for Holland & Holland 1 1/2-inch bore punt guns

✪ £80 - 120

✪ £200 - 300

£100 - 200

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Lot 97 AN OSTRICH LEATHER GUN SLIP with fleece lining; together with a matching cartridge bag, for about 100 cases, both in a golden finish (2) £200 - 300

Lot 98 J. GRAHAM & CO. A BRASSBOUND LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE for about 300 cases, with leather straps and oak dividers

Lot 99 A BRASS NORFOLK LIAR-TYPE GAME COUNTER with numbered dials for grouse, partridge, pheasant and hare

Lot 100 A GROUP OF NINE GUNMAKERS TURNSCREWS of various patterns and styles £150 - 250

£150 - 250

£300 - 500

Lot 101 A GROUP OF TWELVE GUNMAKERS OIL BOTTLES of various patterns, some names, including Purdey, Grant & Lang, J. Roberts, etc £150 - 250

Lot 102 A GROUP OF GUNMAKERS SNAP CAPS mainly 12-bore, some named, including pairs by Westley Richards, Boss & Co., Grant & Lang, Thomas Bland, etc

Lot 103 SWAROVSKI A HABICHT 4X32 NOVA TELESCOPIC SIGHT £150 - 250

£150 - 250

Lot 104 A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF GUNMAKERS GUN CASE LABELS comprising many vintage labels, together with some modern labels and some high quality reproductions, approximately 100, contained in a leather folder £600 - 800

Lot 105 AUGUSTE FRANCOTTE A LIGHTWEIGHT LEATHER CASE suitable for a small calibre double rifle, with 23-inch barrels £200 - 300

Lot 106 A LEATHER LEG-OF-MUTTON GUN CASE with compartment for 29-inch barrels; together with a further leather leg-of-mutton gun case, extended for 32-inch barrels, numerous repairs and additions £100 - 200

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Lot 107 TWO LEATHER CARTRIDGE BAGS together with a canvas outer cover for a double gun case (3) £100 - 200

Lot 108 FIFTEEN VARIOUS ROLLED TURNOVER MACHINES of different patterns and styles £100 - 150


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Lot 109 FOURTEEN SHOTGUN CLEANING RODS suitable for small bore guns, mainly .410 and 28-bore £100 - 150

Lot 110 HARRISON & HUSSEY LTD A FINE BRASSBOUND LEATHER GUN CASE with compartment blocked for 28-inch barrels £300 - 500

Lot 111 HARDY BROS. A MARQUIS NO.6 FISHING REEL in its case with spare spool; together with a group of related items, including two fly tins, various flies, leaders, etc, in a Hardy canvas fishing bag, with folding net, cartridge bag, etc (Qty)

Lot 112 SWAROVSKI A 6X42 HABICHT NOVA TELESCOPIC SIGHT £150 - 250

£150 - 250

Lot 113 SWAROVSKI A 6X42 HABICHT NOVA TELESCOPIC SIGHT in used condition; together with a Pecar 6x45 telescopic sight (2)

Lot 114 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A LEATHER GUN CASE with compartment for 28-inch barrels £200 - 300

£150 - 250

Lot 117 CHARLES HELLIS & SONS A BRASSBOUND LEATHER GUN CASE with compartment blocked for 28-inch barrels, suitable for a hammer gun £200 - 300

Lot 118 A SCARCE EARLY POST-WAR DENNISON SMOCK, SIZE 3 the camouflage smock with half length zip and four pockets, the sleeves with knitted cuffs (probably later replacements), the maker’s label dated 1954 by George Davis & Co. Ltd, Manchester

Lot 115 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A LEATHER DOUBLE GUN CASE with compartments blocked for 28inch barrels, the lid with padded folding flap

Lot 116 WILLIAM EVANS A BRASSBOUND LEATHER GUN CASE with compartment blocked for 28-inch barrels

£300 - 500

£200 - 300

Lot 119 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A NORFOLK LIAR GAME COUNTER of brass and nickel-silver construction, with four numbered dials for pheasant, partridge, hare and rabbit, the brass plate impressed “Holland & Holland”, in a modern leather pouch

Lot 120 JAMES DIXON & SONS A NORFOLK LIAR GAME COUNTER of brass and nickel-silver construction, with four numbered dials to count pheasant, partridge, hare and rabbit, in a modern leather pouch

£200 - 300

£200 - 300

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Lot 121 A LEATHER DOUBLE GUN SLIP suitable for a pair of guns, with fleece linings; together with a canvas double gun slip, suitable for a pair of guns, with fleece linings (2) £150 - 250

Lot 122 WILLIAM POWELL A FULL LENGTH LEATHER GUN SLIP with fleece lining; together with a William Evans full length canvas gun slip, with fleece lining; and a Holland & Holland canvas rifle slip, of short length (3)

Lot 123 FIVE LEATHER FULL LENGTH GUN SLIPS of various styles (5) £200 - 300

Lot 124 NINE LEATHER-BOUND BOOKS OF NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN INTEREST various titles, including: “Our Wild Indians”, “A Sioux Chronicle”, “The Indian Wars”, etc £100 - 200

£200 - 300

Lot 125 FOUR BOOKS OF COLT REVOLVER INTEREST comprising: “Colt, Single Action”, “Colt, American Legend”, “Colonel Colt, London” and “The Peacemakers”

Lot 126 BRITISH FIELD SPORTS BY HENRY DOWNES MILES some pages loose, binding worn

Lot 127 A TOP AND BOTTOM BARREL RIB suitable for a 4-bore gun, the 43 1/2-inch tapered concave rib for a double barrel gun

Lot 128 A LARGE ACTION FORGING suitable for a 2-bore double barrel gun, the forging of massive size, cast in EN32 grade steel

£180 - 220

£250 - 350

Lot 130 PARTS TO BUILD A 4-BORE DOUBLE BARREL HAMMER GUN comprising: E M Reilly EN 32 steel action with underlever, fore-end iron, trigger plate, hammers, etc, part machined and fitted

Lot 131 PARTS TO BUILD A 4-BORE SINGLE BARREL HAMMER GUN the J W Tolley EN32 steel action, part machined with underlever, trigger plate, guard, fore-end iron, etc

Lot 132 PARTS TO BUILD A 4-BORE SINGLE BARREL HAMMER GUN J W Tolley EN32 steel frame, part machined, underlever, trigger plate, fore-end iron, guard, etc

£1100 - 1400

£500 - 700

£150 - 250

£100 - 200

Lot 129 T. BLAND & SON AN ACTION CASTING suitable for a 4-bore gun, EN32 grade steel showing T. Bland & Son markings £250 - 350

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Lot 133 PARTS TO BUILD A 4-BORE SINGLE BARREL HAMMER GUN Army & Navy steel frame with underlever, hammer, trigger plate, fore-end iron, guard, etc

Lot 134 A COLLECTION OF HAMMERS some suitable for large bore hammer guns £120 - 180

Lot 135 A LARGE GROUP OF GUNMAKERS MAINSPRINGS including many unused blanks, approximately 75

Lot 136 A COLLECTION OF GUNMAKERS LEAF SPRINGS mainly for top levers, ejectors, catches, etc

£200 - 300

£200 - 300

£350 - 550

Lot 137 ARRIETA A PAIR OF 20-BORE BARRELS, NO. 57-03-464-05 the 30-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, the rib with gold number ‘2’, complete with its beaver-tail ejector fore-end

✪ £200 - 400

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Lot 138 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A 4-BORE BARREL FOR GUN NO. 8742 44-inch damascus barrel with 4 1/2-inch chamber, about 1/2 choke boring, suitable for a rotary underlever hammer gun with double rail extractor, black powder proof £1000 - 1200

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Lot 139 TEN .22 LR BARREL LINERS 27-inches with 8mm external diameters £80 - 120

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Lot 140 A .375 MAGNUM BARRELLED ACTION, NO. 6127 complete with the major components and partially inlet-ed to complete a Mauser 98 sporting rifle, 26-inch barrel stamped W. J. Jeffrey & Co. underneath and proofed in 2004, receiver with standard length bolt, complete with magazine box with hinged floor plate, fore and rear sights, butt trap, together with a partially inlet-ed rifle stock blank for this rifle (2) £500 - 700

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Lot 141 CHARLES HELLIS & SONS A PAIR OF 12-BORE BARRELS, FOR GUN NO. 14310 28-inches, with 2 1/2-inch chambers about full choke borings, the rib numbered ‘1’ in gold with a star, in their leather barrel case The barrels appear to be an extra set of choke barrels for gun no. 14310, of best quality and appear virtually unused.

✪ £200 - 300

Lot 142 HEALTHWAYS A .177 ‘TOP SCORE’ BB AIR PISTOL, NO. 0238528 7-inch barrel with lift-up mechanism, die-cast frame with chequered grip, in its maker’s box with instruction leaflet, etc £50 - 70 Lot 143 FEINWERKBAU A .177 MODEL 80 TARGET AIR PISTOL, NO. 220908 7 1/2-inch barrel, side lever and sliding breech, adjustable rear sight, walnut anatomical grip, retaining much original finish overall, in its maker’s carton with barrel weight, etc £120 - 180 Lot 144 WEIHRAUCH A .22 HW77K MODEL UNDERLEVER AIR RIFLE, NO. 1018314 14 1/2-inch barrel with underlever, sliding breech, the receiver mounted with a Rhino 4x32 telescopic sight, the half length stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and rubber recoil pad, 14 1/4-inch pull, sling swivels, 9lb. 7oz., retaining much original finish overall 144 36

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Lot 145 LINCOLN JEFFRIES THE ACTION, STOCK AND FORE-END ONLY OF A .410 BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN, NO. 3591 the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining traces of hardening colour, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with semi pistol grip, canvas case with Army & Navy label

✪ £600 - 800

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Lot 146 WILLIAM FORD THE ACTION, STOCK AND FORE-END ONLY OF A 20-BORE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN, NO. 15954 the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 14 1/4-inch well figured stock, in its maker’s canvas case

✪ £300 - 500

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Lot 147 JOHN WILKES THE ACTION, STOCK AND FORE-END ONLY OF A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 12286 the frame, locks and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 14 1/4-inch well figured stock

✪ £400 - 600

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Lot 148 FRED WILLIAMS THE ACTION, STOCK AND FORE-END ONLY OF A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 03964 (105964) the frame and top lever with scroll engraving, non-automatic side safety, 14 1/2-inch figured stock with ribbed butt plate, (re-proof marks struck out)

✪ £100 - 200

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Lot 149 F. BEESLEY A PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 1399/1400 29 3/4-inch chopper-lump Whitworth steel barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder borings, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, the fences carved with acanthus leaves, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stocks, 6lb. 7oz., nitro proof, in their maker’s oak and leather case with replacement label

✪ £4000 - 6000

The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1898.

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Lot 150 BOSS & CO. A PAIR OF 12-BORE ASSISTED-OPENING SINGLE TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 4441/2 30-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, gold lined cocking indicators, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stocks, 6lb. 11oz., nitro re-proof, barrel wall thickness marginal, in their brassbound oak and leather case

✪ £12000 - 15000

The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1896.

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Lot 151 UGARTECHEA A PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 168797/8 28-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, mid extensions, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, articulated front triggers, rolled edge trigger guards, 15-inch well figured stocks, 7lb. 5oz., Spanish nitro proof, fore-end tip of the No.2 gun a replacement, in their individual leather cases

✪ £3000 - 5000

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Lot 152 CHARLES OSBOURNE & CO. A PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 75450/1 30-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 3/8 and 3/4 choke borings, doll’s head extensions, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with bouquet and scroll engraving, lined cocking indicators, 15 1/2-inch figured stock including 1 1/2-inch extensions, No.2 gun cracked and repaired at the head, 6lb. 14oz., nitro re-proof, rejointing recommended

✪ £2500 - 3500

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Lot 153 BOSS & CO. A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER ASSISTED OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 6951 AND 6997 28-inch replacement chopper-lump barrels by the maker with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/4 choke borings, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, gold lined cocking indicators, 14 1/2-inch highly figured replacement stocks, 6lb. 6oz., nitro proof, in their maker’s brassbound oak and leather case The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1923 and that the No.2 gun was built to match a short while later. They were re-barrelled by the maker and recently re-stocked to the highest standard.

✪ £22000 - 28000

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Lot 154 J. PURDEY & SONS A PAIR OF 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 16639/40 30-inch Whitworth steel chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/2 choke borings, the frames, locks and numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, cocking indicators, 15-inch well figured stocks including 3/4-inch extensions and leather covered cheek pads, 7lb., nitro proof, in their maker’s brassbound oak and leather case

✪ £15000 - 20000

The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1900 and that the cheek pads were fitted by the maker in 1959 and 1963 respectively.

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Lot 155 J. WOODWARD & SONS A PAIR OF 12-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 6931/2 28-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 3/8 choke borings and 5/8 choke borings respectively, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scroll, arcaded fences, gold lined cocking indicators, maker’s single trigger, 14 3/4-inch highly figured stocks with Prince of Wales grips and chequered butt plates, 6lb. 11oz., nitro proof, re-jointing recommended, No.2 gun left barrel wall thickness slightly below the recommended minimum, in their maker’s lightweight leather case with canvas outer cover

✪ £18000 - 24000

The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1930 for the Hon. E. Butler Henderson.

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Lot 156 J. PURDEY & SONS A FINE PAIR OF KELL-ENGRAVED 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 25256/7 28-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, the frames, locks and numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving to the action bases and top straps, the locks and fences deeply carved with bold foliate scrollwork and retaining some original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed within a panel, lined cocking indicators, 14 3/4-inch highly figured stocks including leather covered recoil pads, 6lb. 5oz., nitro proof, in their lightweight leather motor case The maker confirms that the guns were delivered in May and July of 1937 and confirm that the guns were engraved by Harry Kell. The records further note that the guns were “out in black” in 1936.

✪ £35000 - 45000

The engraving is typical of Harry Kell whose work for Purdey, among others, has become especially sought after in recent years.

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Lot 157 JOSEPH LANG A FINE PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 15938/9 28-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, machined ribs, the frames, hand detachable locks and gold numbered top levers engraved with fine scrollwork surrounding highly detailed scenes of game birds and waterfowl in realistic landscapes and retaining virtually all of their original hardening colour, the clipped fences deeply carved with scrollwork, the top levers inlaid with the stylised initials “AJM”, gold lined cocking indicators, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stocks with engraved heel and toe plates, 6lb. 8oz., nitro re-proof, in their maker’s brassbound oak and leather case The maker confirms that the guns were completed in 1920 and are described as “12-bore highest quality hammerless ejectors with key detachable locks”. Although it is not mentioned in the maker’s records, it is almost without doubt that the engraving is by Harry Kell and displays all of his characteristic hallmarks.

✪ £25000 - 30000

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Lot 158 BOSS & CO. A PAIR OF 12-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER ASSISTED OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 9643/4, A MULTI BARREL SET 27-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/4 choke borings, the additional 30-inch chopper-lump barrels by another with 2 3/4-inch chambers and fitted with Teague interchangeable choke tubes, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, gold lined cocking indicators, Boss single trigger, 14 3/4-inch highly figured replacement stocks with half pistol grips, No.2 gun with slight crack at the head, additional 14 3/4-inch figured replacement stocks with full pistol grips and leather recoil pads included in a fitted leather case, 6lb. 11oz., nitro proof, in their lightweight leather motor case with compartment for the additional barrels The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1974. The guns were subsequently re-chambered and re-proofed in 1999. The additional 30-inch barrels are of the highest quality and were fitted in 2005. They have been subsequently chamber sleeved with extensive forcing cones and been fitted with Teague chokes.

✪ £30000 - 40000

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Lot 159 JAMES PURDEY & SONS A FINE PAIR OF KELL-ENGRAVED 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 26403/4 26-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 3/4 and full choke borings, sunken game ribs, the frames, locks and numbered top levers retaining virtually all of their original hardening colour, lined cocking indicators, 15-inch highly figured stocks including slim leather-covered recoil pads, 6lb. 5oz., nitro proof, in their maker’s brassbound oak and leather case The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1953 and they conform to their original specification. The guns appear virtually unused and have been in store for a number of years. The records note Best fine engraving by Kell.

✪ £30000 - 40000

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Lot 160 CHARLES LANCASTER A PAIR OF “TWELVE-TWENTY” MODEL LIGHTWEIGHT SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 17172/3 25-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, fluted fences, the action bases signed in gold, the trigger guards inlaid “The Twelve-Twenty” in gold, 15-inch highly figured stocks including recoil pads (No.1 stock probably an old replacement, No.2 stock including 1/2-inch extension), 5lb. 13oz., nitro proof, in their maker’s brassbound leather case with green velvet lining

✪ £10000 - 15000

The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1933. The guns appear little used and have remained in store for a number of years.

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Lot 161 BOSS & CO. A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE SIDE LEVER ROUND BODY SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 5085/8186 30-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/4 choke borings and improved cylinder and 1/2 choke borings respectively, the rounded frames, locks and side levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, gold lined cocking indicators, 14 3/4-inch highly figured stocks (No.1 gun with slim chequered heel plate), 6lb. 12oz., nitro proof, in their maker’s brassbound oak and leather case; together with a matching Boss & Co. 500 size oak and leather cartridge magazine The maker confirms that gun no. 5085 was built in 1902 to match gun no. 3966 to make a pair. The earlier gun was subsequently lost and in 1934 gun no. 8186 was built to match gun no. 5085 as the No.1 of the pair.

✪ £40000 - 50000

The vendor believes that this is the only pair of side lever round body sidelock ejector guns that Boss built.

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Lot 162 A. CHAPU A PAIR OF FRENCH 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 5897/8 29-inch chopper-lump Whitworth steel barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, mid extension, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, clipped fences, articulated front triggers, 15 1/2-inch well figured stocks, 7lb. 2oz., French nitro proof, in their leather motor case with Armurerie Vouzelaud label

Lot 163 WEBLEY & SCOTT A COMPOSED PAIR OF 12-BORE MODEL 701 BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 116956/126861 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch and 2 3/4-inch chambers respectively, about 1/4 and 1/2 and 3/8 and full choke borings respectively, the frames and gold numbered top levers with fine scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 15 1/4-inch well figured stocks including 1-inch extensions, 6lb. 7oz. and 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof

✪ £4000 - 6000

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✪ £1400 - 1800


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Lot 164 F. BEESLEY A MAGNIFICENT PRESENTATION QUALITY 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 2837 29-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, Holland & Holland type self-opening mechanism, the frame, locks and top lever engraved with finely detailed prehistoric scenes within bold foliate scrollwork, the left lock engraved with a mammoth against a wooded landscape, the action base with a flying pteradactyl above a smoking volcano, the right lock engraved with a running deinonychus, gold lined cocking indicators, rolled edge trigger guard, 15 1/4-inch highly figured exhibition grade stock with Prince of Wales grip, full length semi beaver tail fore-end, 6lb. 14oz., nitro proof, in its ostrich skin covered oak and leather presentation case containing a full complement of accessories, the engraved hallmarked silver case label continuing the prehistoric theme The gun was completed in 2006 and appears virtually unused. The gun is engraved by Bill Sinclair and its construction utilises the talent of many of the finest gunmakers working in the trade today.

✪ £20000 - 30000

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Lot 165 J. PURDEY & SONS A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 15781 30-inch chopper-lump Whitworth steel barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder and 1/2 choke borings, the frame, locks and numbered top lever with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, cocking indicators, 16-inch well figured stock including 2-inch extension, 7lb. 2oz., nitro proof, right ejector defective, left barrel wall thickness below the recommended minimum, in a leather case with William Evans label The maker confirms that the gun was built in 1897 for the Earl of Albemarle and was built to match a pair of guns, nos. 14984/5 as the No.3 gun of the set.

✪ £2500 - 3500

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Lot 166 J. PURDEY & SONS A 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 16433 27-inch shortened chopper-lump Whitworth steel barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder borings, the frame, locks and top lever with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, 14-inch well figured stock including rubber recoil pad, 6lb. 4oz., nitro proof, in its maker’s oak and leather case

✪ £3000 - 5000

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Lot 167 JOHN WILKES A FINE KEN HUNT ENGRAVED 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 15286 27-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/2 and full choke borings, the maker’s name signed in gold on the rib, the frame, locks and top lever carved with bold foliate scrollwork surrounding highly detailed game scene engraving, the left lock with pheasants in flight, the right lock with a covey of grouse and the action base with a duck, signed by the engraver “K. C. Hunt 90”, retaining all of its original hardening colour, the locks signed with the maker’s name in gold, Holland & Holland-type self-opening action, gold lined cocking indicators and rolled edge trigger guard, 15 1/2-inch highly figured stock, 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof, in its maker’s brassbound leather case with maker’s accessories and canvas outer cover The gun was completed in 1992 at a final cost of £12,102.50 (the original invoice is included with the gun). The gun was ordered in April 1987 and took over five years to complete, such was the demand and subsequent delay in having the gun completed by Ken Hunt. The gun remains virtually unused and retains all of its original finish, the vendor stating that he has used the gun only on a handful of occasions.

✪ £20000 - 25000

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Lot 168 CHUBB - LONDON A 12-BORE BEST QUALITY SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 10105 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about full choke borings, the frame, locks and top lever with bold foliate scroll engraving and retaining all of its original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed in gold, arcaded fences, rolled edge trigger guard, 15-inch well figured stock, 6lb. 8oz., nitro proof The gun appears to have been built in 1970 and appears virtually unused.

✪ £5000 - 7000

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Lot 169 JOHN RIGBY & CO. A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 17936 30-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, the frame, locks and top lever with scroll engraving, 15-inch highly figured stock including 1-inch ebonite extension, broken and professionally repaired at the head, 6lb. 14oz., nitro proof, rejointing recommended, in its maker’s leather case

✪ £2000 - 3000

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Lot 170 J. PURDEY & SONS A FINE 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 28759 30-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, matted rib, the frame, locks and top lever with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining all of its original hardening colour, lined cocking indicators, 15 1/4-inch highly figured stock, 6lb. 14oz., nitro proof, in its maker’s brassbound oak and leather case with canvas outer cover The maker confirms that the gun was completed in December 1984 and the gun retains its original specification. The gun appears little used and retains virtually all of its original finish. A new gun from Purdey today, to this specification, will cost in excess of £151,000 including VAT.

✪ £30000 - 40000

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Lot 171 J. D. SELLS A FINE PREATER-ENGRAVED 12-BORE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 100, THE CHICHESTER GUN 28-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, the rib signed in gold, the breeches engraved with scrollwork, the frame, locks and top lever profusely engraved with bold foliate scrolls surrounding highly detailed scenes of the city of Chichester and the surrounding area, including Chichester cathedral, the Market Cross, Goodwood House and the Bishop’s Palace Gate, the fences carved with a Roman centurion and the Emperor Vespasian, the lock plates signed “ K. Preater”, retaining all of its original bright finish, Holland & Holland type self-opening mechanism, 15 1/4-inch highly figured burr walnut stock, 7lb., nitro proof, in its maker’s brassbound oak and leather case John D. Sells is a well-known outworker to the Trade and the gun was completed as his own personal gun, the engraving reflecting his love of his home city. The gun was proofed in 1984 and completed at a relaxed pace over a number of years as other work allowed. The gun was engraved by Ken Preater and finished to the very highest standards.

✪ £30000 - 40000

It appears new and unused.

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Lot 172 W. W. GREENER A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 64570 28-inch Whitworth steel barrels with 2 1/2inch chambers, about 1/2 and full choke borings, machined rib with crossbolt extension, the frame, locks and top lever profusely engraved with fine scrollwork surrounding highly detailed scenes of game in landscapes, gold lined cocking indicators, 14 1/2-inch figured stock with sling swivels, 6lb. 7oz., nitro re-proof

✪ £1400 - 1800

Lot 173 WILLIAM POWELL & SON A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 10842 29-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/2 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame, locks and gold numbered top lever with bouquet and scroll engraving, 14 1/4-inch well figured stock, 6lb. 8oz., nitro proof, leather leg-of-mutton case 172

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Lot 174 ARRIETA A 12-BORE “CROWN SABEL” MODEL SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 31722 27-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, the frame, hand detachable locks and top lever with border engraving and crown motifs, articulated front trigger, 14 3/4-inch figured stock, 6lb. 8oz., Spanish nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 175 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A 12-BORE “DOMINION” MODEL BACKLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 23739 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, possibly shortened, about improved cylinder and 1/4 choke borings, the frame, backlocks and top lever with border engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, lined cocking indicators, the lock plates signed “H&H”, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with ribbed butt plate, 6lb. 6oz., nitro proof, in its maker’s canvas case 174 72

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✪ £1000 - 1500


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Lot 176 HAMMOND BROS. A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 1160 (5335) 30-inch damascus barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame, back action bar locks and top lever with bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining traces of original hardening colour, 15-inch well figured replacement stock including rubber recoil pad, 6lb. 13oz., nitro re-proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 177 AYA A 12-BORE 25 MODEL SINGLE TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 269984 25-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/4 choke borings, file-cut Churchill rib, the frame, hand detachable locks and top lever with foliate scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, gold lined cocking indicators, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with ribbed butt plate, 6lb. 6oz., Spanish nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

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Lot 178 F. BEESLEY A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 1606 28-inch sleeved barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and full choke borings, the frame, bar locks and top lever with scroll engraving, 15-inch highly figured stock including rubber recoil pad, 7lb., nitro proof, in its maker’s leather case

✪ £1500 - 2500

Lot 179 HOLLAND & HOLLAND A 12-BORE “DOMINION” MODEL BACKLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 20346 30-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/2 choke borings, the rounded frame, backlocks and gold numbered top lever with border engraving, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with ribbed butt plate and off-set comb, 6lb. 7oz.. nitro proof, bores marked and pitted

✪ £1000 - 1500

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Lot 180 WILLIAM EVANS A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 4672 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/2 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame, locks and gold numbered top lever with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 14 1/4-inch well figured stock with chequered butt plate, 6lb. 3oz., nitro proof, bores pitted

✪ £1800 - 2400

Lot 181 JOSEPH LANG & SON A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 8113 28-inch replacement barrels by the maker, with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame, locks and top lever with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 14 1/2-inch well figured replacement stock, 6lb. 11oz., nitro proof 180

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Lot 182 J. BLANCH & SON A 12-BORE “CENTENARY” MODEL BACKLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 6809 29-inch Whitworth steel chopper-lump barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and improved cylinder borings, doll’s head extension, the frame, backlocks and top lever carved with heavy foliate scrollwork in the Kell Studio style, gold lined cocking indicators, the trigger guard engraved with the date “MCMXIII”, 14-inch figured stock including shaped ebonite butt plate, 6lb. 13oz., nitro proof, bore diameters marginal but a plug will not pass, bores marked

✪ £800 - 1200

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Lot 183 AYA A 12-BORE NO.2 MODEL SIDLEOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 419007 28-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, the frame, hand detachable locks and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, gold lined cocking indicators, articulated front trigger and rolled edge trigger guard, 14 1/2-inch well figured stock, 6lb. 10oz., Spanish nitro proof, re-jointing recommended

✪ £400 - 600


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Lot 184 P. KNIGHT A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 4941 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder and 1/2 choke borings, crossbolt extension, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, 14 3/4-inch figured stock including rubber recoil pad, 6lb. 7oz., nitro re-proof, rejointing recommended, in its maker’s brassbound leather case

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 185 AYA A 12-BORE NO.4 MODEL BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 497453 26-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, the frame and top lever with border decoration and retaining some original hardening colour, 14 1/2-inch figured stock, 6lb. 10oz., nitro proof

✪ £100 - 200

Lot 186 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 12-BORE MODEL 700 BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 142206 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and full choke borings, the frame and gold numbered top lever with scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 15 1/2-inch figured stock including 1 1/4-inch extension, 6lb. 10oz., nitro proof, right bore marked, re-jointing recommended

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Lot 187 P. GARRETT A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 2025 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and full choke borings, the frame and top lever with border engraving and retaining traces of original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 15 1/2-inch figured replacement stock with pistol grip, 6lb. 15oz., nitro proof, bores marked

✪ £200 - 300

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Lot 188 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 12-BORE MODEL 700 BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 140092 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 3/8 and full choke borings, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, 15-inch figured stock including 3/8-inch extension, 6lb. 7oz., nitro proof

✪ £500 - 700

Lot 189 GEORGE BATE A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 4101 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder and full choke borings, top extension, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a decorative banner, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with ribbed butt plate, 6lb. 5oz., nitro re-proof, re-jointing recommended

✪ £200 - 300

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Lot 190 WILLIAM FORD A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 2683 28-inch damascus barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/4 choke borings, top extension, the frame and top lever with fine scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, fences with cocking indicators, 14 1/4-inch highly figured stock with semi pistol grip and ribbed butt plate, 6lb. 1oz., nitro re-proof, in its maker’s canvas case

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 191 ARMY & NAVY C.S.L. A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 68328 28-inch sleeved barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, crossbolt extension, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving, 14 1/2-inch figured stock with strengthening screw through the head, 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof

✪ £150 - 250

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Lot 192 W. ATKINSON A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 2803 28-inch shortened barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder borings, doll’s head extension, the frame and top lever with fine scroll engraving, 14 1/2-inch figured stock including 1/2-inch extension, 6lb. 3oz., nitro re-proof, bores pitted, barrel wall thickness below the recommended minimum

✪ £150 - 250

Lot 193 THOMAS HENSHAW & CO. A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 20302 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder and 3/4 choke borings, top extension, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, the action flats signed “G. & S. Holloway”, 14 1/2-inch figured stock including 1/2-inch extension, 6lb. 5oz., nitro proof (right bore marginal)

✪ £200 - 300

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Lot 194 WILLIAM EVANS A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 12975 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame and top lever with border engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 14 1/2-inch figured stock, 6lb. 4oz., nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 195 CHARLES HELLIS & SONS A 12-BORE “THE RELIABLE” BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 3865 26-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and full choke borings, the frame and top lever with border engraving, 15-inch figured stock including 1 1/2-inch extension, 6lb. 7oz., nitro proof

✪ £200 - 300

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Lot 196 J. & W. TOLLEY LTD. A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 9000 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining traces of original hardening colour, 14 1/2-inch figured stock with semi pistol grip and chequered butt plate, 6lb. 8oz., nitro re-proof, re-jointing recommended

✪ £200 - 300

Lot 197 E. J. CHURCHILL A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 679 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and full choke borings, machined flat rib, the frame and top lever with fine scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a banner, 14 1/2-inch well figured stock including 1-inch extension, 6lb. 6oz., nitro proof, canvas case 196

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✪ £300 - 500

Lot 198 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 143593 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about true cylinder and 3/4 choke borings, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 15 1/4-inch figured stock including rubber recoil pad, 6lb. 8oz., nitro proof, in a leather case with Army & Navy label

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 199 J. WOODWARD & SONS A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 5510 30-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder and 1/2 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame and top lever with fine scroll engraving, 14 3/4-inch well figured stock, 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof, bores lightly marked

✪ £500 - 800

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Lot 200 WESTLEY RICHARDS A 12-BORE HAND DETACHABLE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 18608 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and full choke borings, doll’s head extension, engraved breeches, the frame, hinged base plate and patent top lever with bold scroll engraving surrounding scenes of game birds, retaining some original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed in gold, 14 1/4-inch highly figured stock with semi pistol grip, 5lb. 14oz., nitro re-proof, ribs loose, right hand ejector spring broken and defective, in its leather case

✪ £2000 - 3000

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Lot 201 WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. A 12-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 02083 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and full choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame and patent top lever with scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, patent single trigger with barrel selector, 13 3/4-inch well figured stock, 6lb. 1oz., nitro proof

✪ £1000 - 1500

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Lot 202 WESTLEY RICHARDS A 12-BORE HAND DETACHABLE SINGLE TRIGGER BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 16976 28-inch replacement barrels by the maker, with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and full choke borings, doll’s head extension, the scroll back frame, detachable base plate and gold numbered patent top lever with fine scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, patent single trigger with barrel selector catch, 13 3/4-inch well figured stock, 6lb. 12oz., nitro proof, in its maker’s double leather case

✪ £2500 - 3500

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Lot 203 W. W. GREENER A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 69772 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, crossbolt extension, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining traces of original hardening colour, rolled edge trigger guard, 14 1/2-inch well figured stock with ribbed butt plate, cast-on for the left shoulder, 6lb. 14oz., nitro proof, left bore dented

✪ £350 - 500

Lot 204 D. B. CROCKART A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 1571 26-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and full choke borings, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 14 3/4-inch figured stock, 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

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Lot 205 WILLIAM POWELL & SON A 12-BORE PATENT BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 9955 26-inch replacement barrels by the maker (numbered 15337), with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 3/4 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame and lift-up thumb lever with fine scroll engraving, 14 1/4-inch highly figured stock including 1-inch ebonite extension, 6lb. 7oz., nitro proof, bores slightly marked, right breech with some external pitting

✪ £400 - 600

Lot 206 W. RICHARDS A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 19283 28-inch replacement barrels by the maker, with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and full choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame, locks and top lever with fine bouquet and scroll engraving and retaining traces of original hardening colour, 15-inch well figured replacement stock, caston for the left shoulder, 6lb. 2oz., nitro proof 205 82

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✪ £300 - 500


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Lot 207 W. W. GREENER A 12-BORE GRADE DH22 BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 68879 26-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, the scallopback frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 14 1/4-inch figured stock, 6lb. 2oz., nitro proof, bores pitted and dented

✪ £250 - 350

Lot 208 WILLIAM POWELL & SON A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 4649 28-inch replacement barrels by the maker (numbered 15190), with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, crossbolt extension, the frame and top lever with border engraving, 15-inch figured stock including rubber recoil pad, 6lb. 6oz., nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 209 COGSWELL & HARRISON LTD A 12-BORE “AVANT TOUT” MODEL BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 29734 27 1/2-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, crossbolt extension and sunken game rib, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving, 14 1/2-inch figured stock, 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof

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Lot 210 HOWARD DAVIES A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 5209 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, top extension, the frame and numbered top lever with scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 14-inch figured stock, 6lb. 5oz., nitro proof, re-jointing recommended, right bore marked

✪ £400 - 600

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Lot 211 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 114456 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/2 and full choke borings, top extension, the frame and top lever with border and scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, 15-inch well figured stock including rubber recoil pad, 6lb. 11oz., nitro proof, fore-end wood chipped

✪ £500 - 700

Lot 212 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 12-BORE MODEL 700 BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 145791 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining much original hardening colour, 15 1/4-inch figured stock with semi pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 6lb. 12oz., nitro proof

✪ £500 - 700

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Lot 213 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 126942 26-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and full choke borings, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining traces of original hardening colour, 14 1/4-inch figured stock, 6lb. 4oz., nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 214 THOMAS BLAND & SONS A 12-BORE (3-INCH) “BRENT” MODEL BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN, NO. 18159 28-inch barrels with 3-inch chambers, about full choke borings, the frame and top lever with border engraving, 14 1/4-inch figured stock, 7lb. 5oz., nitro proof, in its maker’s canvas case The maker confirms that the gun was built in 1937.

✪ £250 - 400

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Lot 215 STEPHEN GRANT A 12-BORE TRIGGER PLATE PATENT NON-EJECTOR GUN, NO. 5356 28-inch sleeved barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, the frame, push-forward underlever and trigger plate with fine scroll engraving, 13 3/4-inch highly figured stock including rubber recoil pad, the comb with inset rubber cheekpiece, 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 216 AYA A 12-BORE “YEOMAN” MODEL BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN, NO. 552782 28-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/2 and 3/4 choke borings, machined rib, the frame and top lever retaining much of its original hardening colour, 14 1/2-inch figured stock with maker’s butt plate, 6lb. 12oz., Spanish nitro proof

✪ £80 - 120

Lot 217 W. J. JEFFERY A 12-BORE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN, NO. 27238 28-inch sleeved barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/2 and full choke borings, crossbolt extension, the frame, locks and top lever with scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner and retaining traces of original hardening colour, 14 1/2inch figured stock with ribbed butt plate, 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof, bores marked, in its maker’s canvas case

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✪ £150 - 250

The gun was sleeved by Westley Richards.

Lot 218 THOMAS HORSLEY A 12-BORE PERCUSSION GUN, NO. 898 26 1/2-inch shortened damascus barrels, the engraved breeches with platinum plugs, right nipple removed, the bar locks and hammers with scroll engraving, half length stock with steel butt plate, 14-inch pull, 5lb. 15oz., black powder proof, ramrod missing, fore-end tip and right mainspring also missing, worn overall £100 - 200

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Lot 219 JOHN DICKSON & SON A 12-BORE ROUND ACTION EJECTOR GUN, NO. 6506 28 3/4-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about recessed 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, top extension, the rounded frame, trigger plate and top lever with bold foliate scrollwork and retaining traces of original hardening colour, gold numbered top lever, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, gold washed lockwork, 15 3/4-inch highly figured stock including 1-inch extension, 6lb. 9oz., nitro proof, ejectors require regulation, in its maker’s leather case

✪ £5000 - 7000

The maker confirms that the gun was built in 1913.

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Lot 220 W. H. MONK AN 8-BORE HAMMER GUN, NO VISIBLE NUMBER 36 1/4-inch damascus barrels with 3 1/4-inch chambers, about full choke borings, the rounded frame, rebounding back locks, hammers and rotary underlever with fine scroll engraving and retaining traces of original hardening colour, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with steel butt plate, 11lb. 12oz., black powder proof (1868 Rules) This lot is sold as a Section 58 antique and will require re-proof if it is intended to be used. ÂŁ3000 - 5000

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Lot 221 W. W. GREENER A 4-BORE SINGLE BARREL PINFIRE GUN, NO. 8252 48 1/4-inch damacus barrel with 4-inch chamber, about true cylinder boring, the rounded frame, non-rebounding back lock, hammer and rotary underlever retaining traces of original finish, the 14 1/4-inch stock with steel butt plate, 19lb. 10oz., black powder proof, rusted overall to a brown patina

Lot 222 JOSEPH LANG & SONS A 12-BORE TOP LEVER HAMMER GUN, NO. 5531 30-inch damascus barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder borings, the frame, rebounding bar locks, hammers and patent top lever with fine scroll engraving, 14 3/4-inch highly figured stock including 1-inch extension with heel and toe plates, 6lb. 14oz., nitro re-proof

£1800 - 2400

The gun incorporates J. Thomas patent 324 of 1870.

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✪ £1400 - 1800


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Lot 223 A 12-BORE TOP LEVER HAMMER GUN, NO. 443 29 3/4-inch damascus barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about true cylinder borings, the rounded frame, rebounding backlocks, hammers and top lever with border engraving around scenes of game in flight, retaining some original hardening colour, 14 1/2-inch figured stock with decorative butt plate, 6lb. 8oz., nitro re-proof, right barrel wall thickness marginal

✪ £200 - 300

Lot 224 STEPHEN GRANT A 12-BORE HAMMER GUN, NO. 5483 29 1/2-inch damascus barrels, possibly shortened, with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 1/4 choke borings, the frame, non-rebounding backlocks, hammers and rotary underlever with scroll engraving, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with steel butt plate, 6lb. 10oz., nitro re-proof, left barrel wall thickness below the recommended minimum

✪ £1000 - 1500

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Lot 225 WILLIAMSON BROS. & CO. A 12-BORE HAMMER GUN, NO. 1523 30-inch damascus barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about improved cylinder borings, the rounded frame, non-rebounding backlocks, hammer and rotary underlever with scroll engraving, 14-inch figured stock with steel butt plate, 6lb. 13oz., recent nitro re-proof

✪ £500 - 700

Lot 226 T. BLAND & SONS A 20-BORE TOP LEVER HAMMER GUN, NO. 8315 28-inch damascus barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the plain rounded frame, rebounding backlocks, hammers and top lever cleaned bright, 14 3/4-inch highly figured replacement stock with steel butt plate, 6lb. 3oz., nitro re-proof

✪ £1400 - 1800

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Lot 227 P. BERETTA A 12-BORE PERCUSSION LIMITED EDITION MUZZLE-LOADING OVER AND UNDER GUN, NO. X01522B 30-inch barrels with flat top surface engraved “1860 Pietro Beretta Gardone 1980”, the backlocks and hammers with scroll decoration and retaining all of their original hardening colour, the half length stock with steel butt plate, 14 1/4-inch pull, 6lb. 11oz., Italian black powder proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 228 T. BLAND & SONS A 12-BORE TOP LEVER HAMMER GUN, NO. 7857 30-inch damascus barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the plain rounded frame with backlocks, rebounding hammers and top lever, 13-inch crossover stock with steel butt plate, 6lb. 11oz., nitro re-proof

✪ £500 - 700

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Lot 229 W. J. JEFFERY A 12-BORE TOP LEVER HAMMER GUN, NO. 371 30-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 3/4 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the frame, rebounding bar locks, hammers and top lever with border engraving and retaining much of its blued finish, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with semi pistol grip and ribbed butt plate, 6lb. 10oz., nitro re-proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 230 J. SCOTCHER A 16-BORE TOP LEVER HAMMER GUN, NO. 17443 28-inch damascus barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 3/4 choke borings, the rounded frame, rebounding back locks, hammers and top lever with fine scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, articulated front trigger, 14 1/4-inch well figured stock with chequered butt plate, 5lb. 12oz., black powder re-proof, right bore pitted 229 90

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✪ £700 - 900


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Lot 231 LUCIANO BOSIS A FINE PARAVICCINI ENGRAVED .410 HAMMER GUN, NO. 629 30-inch chopper-lump barrels with 3-inch chambers, about full choke borings, the maker’s name signed in gold on the rib, the breeches with gold details, the frame, rebounding bar locks and hammers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving in the vintage style, retaining all of its original bright cyanide hardened finish, articulated front trigger, 14 3/4-inch highly figured stock, 5lb. 10oz., Italian nitro proof, in its maker’s lightweight leather case with canvas outer cover The gun appears virtually unused. Although the gun is not signed, the maker confirms that it was engraved by Piero Paraviccini.

✪ £15000 - 20000

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Lot 232 A. STOAKES A 12-BORE SIDE LEVER HAMMER GUN, NO VISIBLE NUMBER 29 3/4-inch damascus barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about improved cylinder borings, machined flat rib, the plain frame, bar locks, hammers and side lever with border engraving, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with steel butt plate, 6lb. 5oz., nitro re-proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 233 T. NEWTON A 16-BORE TOP LEVER HAMMER GUN, NO VISIBLE NUMBER 30-inch damascus barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the rounded frame, rebounding back locks, hammers and top lever with scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 15 1/2-inch figured stock including 2 1/2-inch extension, 6lb. 1oz., nitro re-proof

✪ £700 - 900

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Lot 234 ROWLAND WATSON A 16-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 1804 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 choke borings, crossbolt extension, the frame and gold numbered top lever with scroll engraving and retaining much of its nickel-plated finish, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stock including 1/2-inch extension and ribbed butt plate, 5lb. 12oz., nitro proof, rejointing recommended, ejectors require regulation

✪ £200 - 400

The maker confirms that the gun was built in 1901.

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Lot 235 WESTLEY RICHARDS A 16-BORE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN, NO. 14019 28 1/2-inch sleeved barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 3/4 and full choke borings, single lump and doll’s head extension, the frame and numbered patent top lever with scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 15 1/2-inch well figured stock including 1-inch extension and a leather covered recoil pad, 6lb. 2oz., nitro proof, canvas case

✪ £700 - 900


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Lot 236 C. WERTGARNER A FINE PAIR OF GERMAN 16-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 4375.10/4392.10 29 1/2-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/2 and full choke borings, the flat machined ribs with Kersten bolt extensions, the frames, locks and top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a banner, the fences with fluted side clips, gold lined cocking indicators, retaining much of their original hardening colour, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stocks including pistol grips, cheekpieces and ribbed butt plates, sling swivels, 6lb. 9oz. nitro re-proof The guns were formerly the property of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick (1887-1953), the last reigning monarch of the House of Hanover. He was a first cousin of King George V, Czar Nicholas II of Russia, Christian X of Denmark and Constantine 1 of Greece. According to the London Protocol of 1944, the Free State of Brunswick was supposed to become part of the British Zone of Occupation in Germany. US forces conquered the region in April 1945. However, on 22nd July the British effected a territorial redeployment to shorten the zonal border that allowed Blankenburg Castle, the Brunswick seat to fall in to the Russian Zone. The British army helped the ducal family to evacuate the castle by sending troops and thirty trucks to allow them to remove their chattels. The guns were presented to Colonel Paul McConnell of the Cheshire Regiment who was responsible for rescuing the Duke before the arrival of the Russians.

✪ £6000 - 9000

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Lot 237 BOSS & CO. A PAIR OF 16-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 4301/2 29-inch replacement chopper-lump barrels by the maker, with 2 3/4-inch chambers about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with fine bouquet and scroll engraving, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, gold lined cocking indicators, Boss single trigger, 14 3/4-inch highly figured replacement stocks, 6lb. 7oz., nitro re-proof, in their maker’s brassbound oak and leather case with canvas outer cover The maker confirms that the guns were built in 1893 with double triggers and Damascus barrels. The guns were converted to single trigger soon after they were built and were subsequently re-barrelled by the maker (barrel numbers 7224/5) in 1925. The chambers were extended and the guns re-proofed in 2009.

✪ £18000 - 24000

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Lot 238 J. P. SAUER & SOHN A GERMAN 16-BORE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR GUN, NO. 399949 28 1/4-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about full choke borings, machined rib with crossbolt extension, the frame and top lever with border engraving and retaining all of its original hardening colour, fences with side clips, cocking indicators, 14-inch figured stock with pistol grip, cheekpiece and maker’s butt plate, 6lb. 10oz., sling swivels, German nitro proof

✪ £350 - 500

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Lot 239 WESTLEY RICHARDS A 16-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 17187 28-inch replacement barrels by the maker with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 choke borings, doll’s head extension, the recoloured scroll-back frame and numbered top lever with fine scroll engraving and retaining most of its renewed hardening colour, the maker’s name signed within a scrolling banner, 15-inch well figured stock including 1-inch extension, 6lb. 6oz., nitro re-proof, re-jointing recommended, fore-end wood with split, in a lightweight leather case

✪ £1000 - 1500

Lot 240 R. MALENTACCHI AN ITALIAN 20-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 030566 28-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/2 and full choke borings, mid extension with file-cut rib, the rounded frame, locks and top lever with border engraving, articulated front trigger, 14 1/4inch highly figured stock with sling swivels, 5lb. 14oz., nitro proof

✪ £1000 - 2000

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Lot 241 W. RICHARDS A 20-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 10897 26-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining traces of original hardening colour, 14 3/4-inch figured stock including 1 1/4-inch extension, 5lb. 6oz., nitro proof, in its canvas case

✪ £1000 - 1500


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Lot 242 A. A. BROWN & SONS A FINE 20-BORE “SUPREME DELUXE” MODEL SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 79770 25-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, the frame, locks and top lever engraved with Celtic strap work around highly detailed scenes of game birds in flight, the right lock with a fox and flighting duck, the left lock with grouse and bird of prey, the action base with a snipe, retaining much of its original polished and colour hardened finish, gold lined cocking indicators and gold washed lockwork, rolled edge trigger guard, 15-inch highly figured stock, 5lb. 10oz., nitro proof, lightweight leather case The maker confirms that the gun was ordered in July 1994. It was engraved by W. Marshall, an engraver based in Scotland and it was completed in July 1996. The gun appears relatively little used.

✪ £8000 - 12000

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Lot 243 ARRIETA A PAIR OF 20-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 34959/60 26-inch chopper-lump barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about improved cylinder and 3/8 choke borings, Churchill ribs, the frames, locks and gold numbered top levers with border engraving and retaining most of their original blued finish, Holland & Holland self-opening mechanism, 14-inch well figured stocks with pistol grips, 5lb. 14oz., Spanish nitro proof

✪ £2500 - 3500

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Lot 244 WILLIAM EVANS A PAIR OF 20-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 114895/6 28-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 3/4 and full and 1/4 and full choke borings respectively, top extension, the frames and top levers with border and scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 1 4 1/2-inch well figured stocks, 5lb. 8oz., nitro proof, No.1 gun bores marked, in a leather leg-of-mutton case

✪ £2500 - 3500

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Lot 245 COGSWELL & HARRISON A 20-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 47340 27 1/2-inch barrels with 3-inch chambers, about 1/2 choke borings, crossbolt extension, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving, 14 1/4-inch figured stock including 1 1/4-inch extension, 5lb. 12oz., nitro re-proof, canvas case

✪ £500 - 700

Lot 246 CHAPUIS A 20-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 57757, ESPECIALLY MADE FOR J. ROBERTS & SON, LONDON 27 1/2-inch barrels with 3-inch chambers, with interchangeable choke tubes, the frame and top lever with scroll decoration around scenes of game birds in flight, the action base with a dog and duck, 15 1/4-inch well figured stock with chequered butt plate, 6lb. 3oz., French nitro proof, in its maker’s case

✪ £1500 - 2500

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Lot 247 WEBLEY & SCOTT A 20-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR GUN, NO. 114319 26-inch barrels with 2 1/2-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, top extension, the frame and top lever with border and scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, 15 1/4-inch well figured stock including 2 1/2-inch extension, 5lb. 8oz., nitro proof

✪ £800 - 1200

Lot 248 ALEX MARTIN A 20-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 7033 28-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, file-cut solid rib, mid extension, the scroll back frame and top lever with bold scroll engraving around scenes of game in landscapes, hand detachable trigger block, 14 1/2-inch figured stock with recoil pad, 6lb. 10oz., Italian nitro proof 247 100

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✪ £2000 - 3000


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Lot 249 PERAZZI A FINE PAIR OF 12-BORE MX12 SCO SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUNS, NOS. 81261/2 26-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, with interchangeable choke tubes, machined ventilated ribs, the frames, side plates and top levers with fine scroll engraving surrounding ribbons and floral bouquets, the action bases signed in gold, 13 3/4-inch highly figured exhibition quality stocks with slim recoil pads, 7lb. 7oz., nitro proof, in their maker;s case with spare chokes, etc The guns appear relatively little used. The proof stamps date the guns to 1991.

✪ £12000 - 18000

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Lot 250 PERAZZI A PAIR OF 20-BORE GALEAZZI-ENGRAVED SCO MODEL SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER GUNS, NOS. 80491/2 26-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, with interchangeable choke tubes, machined ventilated ribs, the frames, lock plates and gold numbered top levers profusely engraved with fine scrollwork and bouquets surrounding highly detailed scenes of game in landscapes, the locks with woodcock and snipe, the action bases with a retrieving dog, selective single triggers, 13 3/4-inch highly figured stocks with slim recoil pads, 6lb. 10oz., Italian nitro proof, in their maker’s case with spare chokes tubes, etc

✪ £12000 - 18000

The guns appear little used. The proof stamp dates the guns to 1991.

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Lot 251 RIZZINI A 20-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 93948 27-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, machined ventilated rib, the frame, side plates and top lever with game scene decoration, 13inch figured stock with pistol grip, recoil pad and stick-on comb riser, 6lb. 7oz., Italian nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 252 SKB A 20-BORE MODEL 500 SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. CM562028 26-inch monobloc barrels with 3-inch chambers, about true cylinder borings, machined ventilated rib with crossbolt extension, the bolstered frame and top lever with game scene decoration, 13 1/2-inch figured stock with pistol grip and maker’s butt plate, 6lb. 4oz., nitro proof

✪ £300 - 500

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Lot 253 RIZZINI A 28-BORE “ARTEMIS” MODEL SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 80488 26 1/2-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, with interchangeable choke tubes, machined ventilated rib, the frame, top lever and side plates with foliate scroll engraving, selective single trigger, 14-inch well figured stock with semi pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 5lb. 10oz., Italian nitro proof, in its maker’s case with spare chokes, etc

✪ £1000 - 1500

Lot 254 RIZZINI A 20-BORE “ARTEMIS” MODEL SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 83153, MADE ESPECIALLY FOR J. ROBERTS & SON, LONDON 30-inch monobloc barrels with 3-inch magnum chambers, interchangeable choke tubes, solid machined rib, the frame, top lever and side plates with bold foliate scroll engraving and retaining all of its original hardening colour, selective single trigger, 14 1/2-inch well figured straight hand stock with ribbed butt plate, 6lb. 11oz., Italian nitro proof, in its maker’s case with spare chokes, etc 253 104

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✪ £2500 - 3500


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Lot 255 LAURA BOSIS A 20-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 0039 29-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 3/8 and 1/2 choke borings, solid machined rib, the rounded frame and top lever with fine scroll engraving surrounding highly detailed scenes of game in flight and retaining all of its original bright finish, selective single trigger, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stock with semi pistol grip and chequered butt plate, 6lb. 6oz., Italian nitro proof, in its maker’s case with maker’s certificate dated June 2011 The gun appears little used and was completed in 2011.

✪ £4000 - 6000

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Lot 256 A. FRANCOTTE A FINE BELGIAN 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR OVER AND UNDER GUN, NO. 90558 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 3/4 choke borings, matted ventilated rib, mid extension, the frame, locks and top lever with bold foliate scroll engraving and retaining all of its original hardening colour, lined cocking indicators, articulated front trigger, three-piece fore-end, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stock including rubber recoil pad, 7lb. 6oz., Belgian nitro proof The gun appears virtually unused and retains all of its original finish.

✪ £12000 - 15000

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Lot 257 P. BERETTA A FINE 20-BORE SO9 MODEL SINGLE TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR OVER AND UNDER GUN, NO. AAA211B 29 1/2-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, machined ventilated rib, the frame, pinless locks and top lever with fine scroll engraving surrounding highly detailed scenes of game birds in flight, the right lock engraved with duck, the left lock engraved with grouse, the action base with woodcock, the trigger plate signed “M. Candito”, single trigger and rolled edge trigger guard, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stock with pistol grip, 6lb. 8oz., Italian nitro proof

✪ £12000 - 15000

The proof code dates the gun to 1996.

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Lot 258 B. C. MIROKU A 12-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 698677 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 and 1/2 choke borings, machined ventilated rib, the frame and top lever with scroll engraving, selective single trigger, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with pistol grip, 7lb. 15oz., nitro proof; together with a Webley .410 bolt-action gun, no. 58606 (2)

✪ £300 - 500

Lot 259 BROWNING A 12-BORE “CITORI” MODEL SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 40742 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about improved cylinder choke borings, the plain blacked frame with top lever, selective single trigger, 14-inch figured stock with pistol grip and maker’s butt plate, 7lb. 4oz., Belgian nitro proof

✪ £600 - 900

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Lot 260 BROWNING A 12-BORE MODEL 325 GRADE 1 SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 38771NX 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, with interchangeable choke tubes, machined ventilated rib, the frame and top lever with scroll decoration, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with pistol grip and maker’s butt plate, 7lb. 7oz., nitro proof

✪ £600 - 800

Lot 261 WINCHESTER A 12-BORE MODEL 5500 “SPORTER” SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. K544893E 30-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, with interchangeable choke tubes, machined ventilated rib, the frame and top lever with bouquet and scroll decoration, selective single trigger, 14 1/2-inch figured stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad, 7lb. 10oz., nitro proof

✪ £500 - 700

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Lot 262 F. N. BROWNING A BELGIAN 12-BORE B1 MODEL OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 67102 30-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 3/4 choke borings, machined ventilated rib, the frame and top lever with bouquet and scroll engraving, selective single trigger, 14 1/4-inch figured stock with semi pistol grip and maker’s butt plate, the comb cut down, 8lb., Belgian nitro proof The original invoice shows that the gun was bought new in April 1960 for £139 6s 8d.

✪ £1400 - 1800

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Lot 263 BROWNING A 12-BORE CUSTOM GRADE SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 56668 30-inch barrels with 3-inch chambers, fitted with interchangeable Teague choke tubes, file-cut ventilated rib, the frame, side plates and top lever with highly detailed game scenes surrounded by heavy scrollwork, with stippled top surface, the action base with a retriever and duck, 15-inch highly figured stock with semi pistol grip, 7lb. 14oz., Belgian nitro proof, in its maker’s leather-bound canvas case with spare chokes, etc

✪ £6000 - 8000

Lot 264 PERAZZI A 12-BORE MX8 MODEL SINGLE TRIGGER OVER AND UNDER EJECTOR GUN, NO. 56853MAP 29-inch monobloc barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, with Teague interchangeable choke tubes, machined ventilated rib with centre bead, the frame, top lever and detachable trigger block with fine tight scroll engraving with gold floral highlights, retaining all of its original bright finish, the action base engraved with an eagle and signed by the engraver, “ABig.”, 15-inch highly figured stock with pistol grip and rubber recoil pad including 1/2-inch ebonite extension, 8lb. 4oz., Italian nitro proof, in its maker’s plastic case

✪ £3000 - 5000

The proof code dates the gun to 1981.

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Lot 265 SYMES & WRIGHT A FINE 12-BORE SINGLE TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR OVER AND UNDER GUN, NO. OU01, “THE BIRD OF PREY” GUN 28-inch barrels with 2 3/4-inch chambers, about 1/4 choke borings, matted solid rib and gold lined breeches, the frame, locks and top lever engraved in bold relief with scrolling foliage and mythical creatures, the locks and action base engraved with scenes of birds of prey in flight, signed by the engraver Rashid L. Hadi, retaining all of its bright cyanide hardened finish, rolled edge trigger guard, 14 1/2-inch highly figured stock with pistol grip, 7lb. 10oz., nitro proof, in its maker’s brassbound oak and leather case with canvas outer cover The gun was completed in 1990 and appears little used. It is engraved to an exceptional standard by Rashid L. Hadi who has gone on to complete much exceptional work for Westley Richards amongst others. It was the first over and under gun completed by Symes & Wright and was used in all of the firm’s initial promotional and marketing material. It is sold with a comprehensive file containing numerous articles and brochures detailing the gun and its construction, as well as the background of the maker. Symes & Wright was formed as a gunmaker in London in 1987. Both Peter Symes and Alex Wright had previously worked for James Purdey & Sons and as young gunmakers had decided to set up business on their own. With a flair for design and marketing and a fresh outlook, the company was quickly established as a serious competitor to the existing London makers. At a time when the London trade was only slowly pulling out of recession, and was perceived as old and stuffy, Symes and Wright were like a breath of fresh air. During the company’s short history it produced some of the best guns to come out of London since the 1930s. To quote from one of the company’s advertisements, “We are not trading on a reputation established over a century ago, nor do we waste energy marketing luxury goods associated with our name. Our business is quite simply building the finest sporting guns money can buy - without compromise, without exception”. Unfortunately orders dwindled with the economic downturn of the early 1990s and the firm ceased trading in April 1995. IRonically this was just when the trade was emerging from recession. Production was modest with side-by-side production reaching serial number 36 and over and under gun numbers reaching serial number 14.

✪ £32000 - 38000

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CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS FOR BUYERS 1. INTRODUCTION

3. EXAMINATION OF LOTS

5. BIDDING AT AUCTION

(a) The contractual relationship of Gavin Gardiner Limited and Sellers with prospective Buyers is governed by:(i) these Conditions of Business for Buyers;

(a) GGs knowledge of lots is partly dependent on information provided by the Seller and GG is unable to exercise exhaustive due diligence on each lot. Each lot is available for examination before sale. Bidders are responsible for carrying out examinations and research before sale to satisfy themselves over the condition of lots and accuracy of descriptions.

(a) GG has absolute discretion to refuse admission to the auction. Before sale, Bidders must complete a Registration Form and supply such information and references as GG requires. Bidders are personally liable for their bid and are jointly and severally liable with their principal, if bidding as agent (in which case GG’s prior and express consent must be obtained).

(b) All oral and/or written information provided to Bidders relating to lots, including descriptions in the catalogue, condition reports or elsewhere are statements of GG’s opinion and not representations of fact. Estimates may not be relied on as a prediction of the selling price or value of the lot and may be revised from time to time at GG’s absolute discretion.

(b) GG advises Bidders to attend the auction, but GG will endeavour to execute absentee written bids provided that they are, in GG’s opinion, received in sufficient time and in legible form.

(ii) the Conditions of Business for Sellers displayed in the saleroom and available from Gavin Gardiner Limited; (iii) Gavin Gardiner Limited’s Authenticity Guarantee; (iv) any additional notices and terms printed in the sale catalogue, in each case as amended by any saleroom notice or auctioneer's announcement. (b) As auctioneer, Gavin Gardiner Limited acts as agent for the Seller. Occasionally, Gavin Gardiner Limited may own or have a financial interest in a lot. 2. DEFINITIONS "Bidder" is any person making, attempting or considering making a bid, including Buyers; "Buyer" is the person who makes the highest bid or offer accepted by the auctioneer, including a Buyer’s principal when bidding as agent; "Seller" is the person offering a lot for sale, including their agent, or executors; “GG” means Gavin Gardiner Limited, Hardham Mill Business Park, Mill Lane, Hardham, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1LA, company number 5703551. "Buyer’s Expenses" are any costs or expenses due to Gavin Gardiner Limited from the Buyer ; "Buyer’s Premium" is the commission payable by the Buyer on the Hammer Price at the rates set out in the Guide for Prospective Buyers; "Hammer Price" is the highest bid for the Property accepted by the auctioneer at the auction or the post auction sale price; "Purchase Price" is the Hammer Price plus applicable Buyer’s Premium and Buyer’s Expenses; "Reserve Price" (where applicable) is the minimum Hammer Price at which the Seller has agreed to sell a lot. The Buyer’s Premium, Buyer’s Expenses and Hammer Price are subject to VAT, where applicable.

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4. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY TO BUYERS (a) GG shall refund the Purchase Price to the Buyer in circumstances where it deems that the lot is a Counterfeit, subject to the terms of GG’s Authenticity Guarantee.

(c) When available, written and telephone bidding is offered as a free service at the Bidder’s risk and subject to GG’s other commitments; GG is therefore not liable for failure to execute such bids. Telephone bidding may be recorded. 6. IMPORT, EXPORT AND COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS

(i) is liable for any errors or omissions in any oral or written information provided to Bidders by GG, whether negligent or otherwise;

GG and the Seller make no representations or warranties as to whether any lot is subject to import, export or copyright restrictions. It is the Buyer's sole responsibility to obtain any copyright clearance or any necessary import, export or other licence required by law, including licenses required by law under the 1968 Firearms Act and Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

(ii) gives any guarantee or warranty to Bidders and any implied warranties and conditions are excluded (save in so far as such obligations cannot be excluded by English law), other than the express warranties given by the Seller to the Buyer (for which the Seller is solely responsible) under the Conditions of Business for Sellers;

(a) The auctioneer has discretion to refuse bids, withdraw or re-offer lots for sale (including after the fall of the hammer) if (s)he believes that there may be an error or dispute, and may also take such other action as (s)he reasonably deems necessary.

(b) Subject to Condition 4(a), neither GG nor the Seller :-

(iii) accepts responsibility to Bidders for acts or omissions (whether negligent or otherwise) by GG in connection with the conduct of auctions or for any matter relating to the sale of any lot. (c) Without prejudice to Condition 4(b), any claim against GG and/ or the Seller by a Bidder is limited to the Purchase Price for the relevant lot. Neither GG nor the Seller shall be liable for any indirect or consequential losses. (d) Nothing in Condition 4 shall exclude or limit the liability of GG or the Seller for death or personal injury caused by the negligent acts or omissions of GG or the Seller.

7. CONDUCT OF THE AUCTION

(b) The auctioneer will commence and advance the bidding in such increments as (s)he considers appropriate and is entitled to place bids on the Seller’s behalf up to the Reserve Price for the lot, where applicable. (c) Subject to Condition 7(a), the contract between the Buyer and the Seller is concluded on the striking of the auctioneer's hammer. (d) Any post-auction sale of lots shall incorporate these Conditions of Business.


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8. PAYMENT AND COLLECTION

9. REMEDIES FOR NON-PAYMENT

10. FAILURE TO COLLECT PURCHASES

(a) Unless otherwise agreed in advance, payment of the Purchase Price is due in pounds sterling immediately after the auction (the "Payment Date").

Without prejudice to any rights that the Seller may have, if the Buyer without prior agreement fails to make payment for the lot within 5 working days of the auction, GG may in its sole discretion exercise 1 or more of the following remedies:-

(a) If the Buyer pays the Purchase Price but does not collect the lot within 20 working days of the auction, the lot will be stored at the Buyer's expense and risk at GG’s premises or in independent storage

(b) Title in a lot will not pass to the Buyer until GG has received the Purchase Price in cleared funds. GG will generally not release a lot to a Buyer before payment. Earlier release shall not affect passing of title or the Buyer's obligation to pay the Purchase Price, as above. (c) The refusal of any licence or permit required by law, as outlined in Condition 6, shall not affect the Buyer’s obligation to pay for the lot, as per Condition 8(a). (d) The Buyer must arrange collection of lots within 10 working days of the auction. Purchased lots are at the Buyer's risk from the earlier of (i) collection or release to a nominated carrier (ii) 10 working days after the auction. Until risk passes, GG will compensate the Buyer for any loss or damage to the lot up to a maximum of the Purchase Price actually paid by the Buyer. GG’s assumption of risk is subject to the exclusions detailed in Condition 5(d) of the Conditions of Business for Sellers. (e) All packing and handling of lots is at the Buyer's risk. GG will not be liable for any acts or omissions of third party packers or shippers.

(a) store the lot at its premises or elsewhere at the Buyer’s sole risk and expense; (b) cancel the sale of the lot; (c) set off any amounts owed to the Buyer by GG against any amounts owed to GG by the Buyer for the lot; (d) reject future bids from the Buyer ; (e) charge interest at 4% per annum above NatWest Bank Base Rate from the Payment Date to the date that the Purchase Price is received in cleared funds; (f) re-sell the lot by auction or privately, with estimates and reserves at GG’s discretion, in which case the Buyer will be liable for any shortfall between the original Purchase Price and the amount achieved on re-sale, including all costs incurred in such re-sale; (g) Exercise a lien over any Buyer’s Property in GG’s possession, applying the sale proceeds to any amounts owed by the Buyer to GG. GG shall give the Buyer 14 days written notice before exercising such lien; (h) commence legal proceedings to recover the Purchase Price for the lot, plus interest and legal costs; (i) disclose the Buyer’s details to the Seller to enable the Seller to commence legal proceedings

(b) If a lot is paid for but uncollected within 6 months of the auction, following 60 days written notice to the Buyer, GG will re-sell the lot by auction or privately, with estimates and reserves at GG’s discretion. The sale proceeds, less all GG’s costs, will be forfeited unless collected by the Buyer within 2 years of the original auction. 11. DATA PROTECTION (a) GG will use information supplied by Bidders or otherwise obtained lawfully by GG for the provision of auction related services, client administration, marketing and as otherwise required by law. (b) By agreeing to these Conditions of Business, the Bidder agrees to the processing of their personal information and to the disclosure of such information to third parties world-wide for the purposes outlined in Condition 11(a) and to Sellers as per Condition 9(i). 12. MISCELLANEOUS (a) All images of lots, catalogue descriptions and all other materials produced by GG are the copyright of GG. (b) These Conditions of Business are not assignable by any Buyer without GG’s prior written consent, but are binding on Bidders' successors, assigns and representatives. (c) The materials listed in Condition 1(a) set out the entire agreement between the parties. (d) If any part of these Conditions of Business be held unenforceable, the remaining parts shall remain in full force and effect. (e) These Conditions of Business shall be interpreted in accordance with English Law, under the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts, in favour of GG.

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CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS FOR SELLERS The Conditions of Business for Sellers govern all aspects of the consignment, report, holding and sale of Property by Gavin Gardiner Limited together with Gavin Gardiner Limited’s Authenticity Guarantee and the Conditions of Business for Buyers, as printed in sale catalogues and available from Gavin Gardiner Limited upon request. Gavin Gardiner Limited act as agent for Sellers.

1. SELLER’S WARRANTIES

3. WITHDRAWAL OF PROPERTY

(a) The Seller warrants to GG and the Buyer that:-

(a) If the Seller withdraws any Property from sale after their written agreement to sell it, GG may charge the Seller 50% of the Seller’s Commission and Buyer’s Premium GG would have received had the Property sold at its mid estimate, plus all Expenses (the “Withdrawal Fee”).

Conditions of Business for Buyers and/or Sellers may be amended by additional terms printed in the sale catalogue and/or by notices posted up in the saleroom or announced by the auctioneer.

(iii) the Seller has provided all relevant information about the ownership, condition, authenticity, attribution, provenance and import/export history of the Property;

DEFINITIONS

(iv) there are no copyright or other restrictions on GG’s rights to produce and publish images of the Property.

“Seller” is the owner of the Property, their agent, executors or the person in possession of the Property (as appropriate). “GG” means Gavin Gardiner Limited, Hardham Mill Business Park, Mill Lane, Hardham, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1LA, company number 5703551. “Seller’s Commission” is the commission Gavin Gardiner Limited charges Sellers of Property. “Expenses” are Gavin Gardiner Limited’s expenses, fees and charges relating to the Property, including legal expenses, insurance charges, illustration fees, administration fees, customs duties, shipping and packing costs, tests, searches and enquiries. “Buyer’s Premium” is the commission Gavin Gardiner Limited charges Buyers of Property. “Hammer Price” is the highest bid for the Property accepted by the auctioneer. “Reserve Price” is the minimum Hammer Price at which the Property may be sold, as agreed between the Seller and Gavin Gardiner Limited. From time to time, Gavin Gardiner Limited may agree with the Seller to offer a collection of Property for a Global Reserve Price and/or agree an auctioneer’s discretion to reduce the Reserve Price by 10% or to offer Property without a Reserve Price. “Net Sale Proceeds” are the proceeds of sale actually received by Gavin Gardiner Limited, less Seller’s Commission, Buyer’s Premium and Expenses. The Seller’s Commission, Hammer Price, Buyer’s Premium and all Expenses are subject to VAT, where applicable.

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(i) the Seller is the owner of the Property or is properly authorised to sell it; (ii) the Seller shall transfer possession and good title in the Property to the Buyer, free from any third party claims;

(b) The Seller will indemnify GG, its directors, employees, officers and Buyers of the Property against all losses and damages resulting from a breach of any of these warranties or other Conditions of Business. GG may cancel, rescind or postpone sales of Property where it reasonably believes that there has been or may be a breach of these warranties or any other Conditions of Business by the Seller. 2. SALE PREPARATION (a) GG shall have sole discretion as to how Property is described, illustrated and marketed, and the date, venue and conduct of the sale. (b) All oral or written estimates, appraisals and reports are statements of opinion only, may not be relied upon as a prediction of the sale price and may be revised from time to time by GG. (c) GG may, without obligation, consult with third party experts and carry out such other research for the Property as it deems necessary. GG may transfer possession of the Property to such third parties and shall not be responsible for the acts and omissions of such third parties. (d) GG shall have the absolute right to produce and publish images of any Property consigned for sale and will retain copyright in any such images it produces. (e) GG will charge a Buyer’s Premium on the sale of the Property at GG’s standard rates. GG reserves the right to pay out of its commissions a fee to any third party introducing Sellers or Property to it. (f) Sellers are prohibited from bidding on their own Property. If a Seller offers the Hammer Price for their Property, GG may charge the Seller the Seller’s Commission, Buyer’s Premium and Expenses relating to that Property.

(b) GG may withdraw any Property from sale without liability for any of the following reasons:- if (i) it reasonably believes that the authenticity or attribution is questionable; (ii) it reasonably believes that the Seller’s Warranties or other Conditions of Business have been breached; (iii) there is a competing ownership claim or lien over the Property; (iv) the Property does not have all licences and permits required by law, including those required under the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES); (v) the condition of the Property has deteriorated since consignment; (vi) the auction has been postponed for any reason. (c) If the Property is withdrawn for any of reasons 3(b)(ii), or (iii) the Seller shall pay the Withdrawal Fee, as per Condition 3(a). If withdrawn for any other reason, the Property shall be returned to the Seller at the Seller’s expense. 4. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY (a) GG shall not be liable for any errors or omissions in any written or oral information provided to Sellers or for acts or omissions relating to the conduct of the auction or any other matter relating to the sale of Property, whether negligent or otherwise, subject always to Condition 4(c). (b) Without prejudice to Condition 4(a), any claim against GG shall be limited to the Net Sale Proceeds for the relevant Property. GG shall not in any circumstances be liable for any indirect or consequential losses. (c) GG’s liability to the Seller in respect of death or personal injury caused by GG’s negligent acts or omissions shall not be excluded or limited.


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5. LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY

8. UNSOLD/ UNCOLLECTED PROPERTY

10. DATA PROTECTION

(a) Unless otherwise agreed in writing, GG will assume the risk of loss or damage to Property received from the Seller until:-

(a) GG will advise Sellers whether or not their Property has sold. Unsold Property may either :-

(i) risk passes to the Buyer ; or

(ii) collected by the Seller, in which case a Reduced Commission of 50% of the Seller’s Commission may be payable calculated as if the Property sold for its Reserve Price (where applicable), plus relevant Expenses.

(a) GG will use information supplied by Sellers or otherwise obtained lawfully by GG for the provision of auction related services, client administration, marketing and as otherwise required by law.

(ii) if unsold, 60 days after the sale or when released to the Seller (whichever is earlier); or (iii) 6 months after receipt of the Property by GG, if not consigned for sale. (b) GG shall charge a premium of 1.5% of:(i) the Hammer Price of the Property, if sold; (ii) the Reserve Price of the Property or as otherwise stated on the Property Receipt, if unsold; or (iii) the mid estimate, if not offered for sale (or GG’s reasonable estimate of auction value where there are no pre-sale estimates). (c) If damage or loss occurs whilst the Property is at the risk of GG, the maximum amount of GG’s liability shall be as set out in Condition 5 (b) (i)- (iii), as applicable, less Seller’s Commission and Expenses. (d) GG will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by:- (i) normal wear and tear, gradual deterioration or inherent vice or defect; (ii) errors in processing; (iii) war or radioactive contamination. 6. POST AUCTION SALES If any Property fails to sell at auction, GG shall be entitled for a period of 35 days after the auction to sell the Property privately for no less than the Reserve Price (unless otherwise agreed with the Seller) and on the terms of these Conditions of Business. 7. PAYMENT OF NET SALE PROCEEDS (a) Subject in all cases to prior receipt of cleared funds by GG and subject to rescission of the sale under Condition 9, 35 days after the sale date or 5 working days after receipt of cleared funds from the Buyer (whichever is later), GG shall send the Seller the Net Sale Proceeds in pounds sterling, less any other amounts owed by the Seller to GG.

(i) be reconsigned for sale; or

(b) If the Seller does not reconsign or collect the Property within 60 days of the auction as per Condition 8(a) (i) or (ii) above, GG shall be released from any duty of bailment and may in its sole discretion be entitled to:(i) transfer the Property to independent storage at the Seller’s expense; or (ii) re-offer the Property at auction for no less than 50% of the original Reserve Price agreed with the Seller (where applicable), and subject to the Seller’s Commission on the re-sale plus all relevant Expenses.

(b) By agreeing to these Conditions of Business, the Seller agrees to the processing of their personal information and to the disclosure of such information to third parties world-wide for the purposes outlined in Condition 10(a). 11. MISCELLANEOUS (a) If any part of these Conditions of Business be held unenforceable, the remaining parts shall remain in full force and effect. b) These Conditions of Business shall be interpreted in accordance with English Law under the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts, in favour of GG.

(c) If the Seller deposits the Property with GG for more than 1 year and neither collects or consigns it for sale, GG shall be entitled to sell such Property at a GG sale or elsewhere, with estimates and reserves at GG’s discretion, after giving the Seller 60 days written notice sent to the Seller’s last known address. 9. RESCISSION OF SALES GG may rescind the sale where it reasonably believes that the Property is Counterfeit, as defined by GG’s Guarantee of Authenticity, in which case GG shall send the Seller a notice of such rescission. The Seller agrees to return to GG the Net Sale Proceeds received from the sale of such Property together with any additional Expenses incurred by GG. GG will return the Property to the Seller upon receipt of the Net Sale Proceeds and Expenses, unless prevented from doing so for reasons beyond GG’s control.

(b) GG shall not be obliged to check the ability of Buyers to pay for Property and shall have absolute discretion whether to use any of the rights and remedies against defaulting Buyers contained in the Conditions of Business for Buyers.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR BIDDERS AND BUYERS Each auction is prepared in advance and is on public view at Sotheby’s saleroom for several days before the sale. A viewing pass is required for entry to the view and sale.

PRE-SALE EXHIBITION

PAYMENT

All auctions are on public view for at least two days prior to the sale.

CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS

CONDITION REPORTS

All lots are offered subject to Gavin Gardiner Limited’s Conditions of Business.

All prospective bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-sale exhibition and view the lots in person. If this is not possible, we will be pleased to provide a condition report where practical. All condition reports are provided in good faith. Buyers are reminded that it is their responsibility to satisfy themselves over the condition of lots. Please refer to Conditions of Business for further information.

Payment is due in sterling immediately after the sale and before purchases can be released. Payments in person can be made in the saleroom on the day of the auction. After this payments must be made by post, card transactions by telephone or electronic transfer to our bank. Gavin Gardiner Ltd. welcome the following methods of payment:

ESTIMATES AND RESERVES Estimates are published as a guide only and are subject to review. The actual hammer price of a lot may be higher or lower than the range of figures given and there are no predetermined starting prices. Estimates may be subject to revision. Published estimates are exclusive of buyer’s premium and VAT. All lots are subject to reserves. The reserve price is never higher than the low pre-sale estimate.

BUYER’S PREMIUM AND VAT A buyer’s premium of 25% is applicable on the first £100,000 and then 20% on amounts above this. The buyer’s premium is subject to VAT at the current standard rate (20%). Lots are normally offered for sale under the auctioneers margin scheme and VAT is payable on the buyers premium by all buyers. Lots marked with a dagger symbol † will be offered under normal UK VAT rules and VAT will be charged on both the hammer price and the buyers premium.

Lots marked with a ‡ or Ω symbol has been imported from outside the EU to be sold at auction under temporary importation. VAT is applicable on the hammer price at the following rates: ‡ @ 5% Ω @ 20%

Standard rate VAT remains payable on the buyer’s premium by all buyers.

BIDDING IN PERSON To bid with us you must register to obtain a bidding number. You will be asked to provide proof of identity. All lots sold will be invoiced to the name and address in which the paddle has been registered and will not be transferred to other names or addresses. If you instruct an agent to bid on your behalf, you will need to provide a letter of authority to this effect.

We are pleased to accept major credit cards (regrettably we are unable to accept American Express card payments), for which a surcharge will be made of 3% of the transaction total. This is to cover the charge made to us by our bank. There is no charge for payments made by debit card.

STERLING BANKER’S DRAFT OR BUILDING SOCIETY CHEQUE AND ELECTRONIC OR WIRE TRANSFER Drawn on a recognised UK bank or building society.

STERLING CHEQUE OR CASH ABSENTEE BIDDING Gavin Gardiner Limited is pleased to execute bids on behalf of clients unable to attend the sale in person. All bids should be submitted in writing and in good time, at least 24 hours prior to the auction. Lots will be purchased as cheaply as possible (subject to other bids received, reserves and competition in the saleroom). It will be possible to arrange auction room telephone bidding, but subject always to the availability of lines and staffing. These services are offered free of charge and are subject to our Condition of Business.

ONLINE BIDDING The online bidding facility is provided by Invaluable for the convenience of our clients and is subject to Invaluable’s 5% surcharge for this service. Buyers not wishing to pay this surcharge should make every effort to attend the auction in person or to take advantage of the free Absentee Bidding service.

IMPORTANT NOTICE A viewing pass will be required to attend the view and auction at Sotheby’s. Please email alexis@gavingardiner.com or telephone 01798 875300 to apply before Friday 26 April. We will require a copy of your firearm, shotgun certificate or driving licence to issue a pass. Entry will be refused to those without a pass. Security checks and searches may be made.

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CREDIT/DEBIT CARD

Please not that we require seven days to clear sterling cheques where the amount exceeds the cheque card guarantee limit, unless special arrangements have been made with the auctioneer in advance of the sale (normally the presentation of a letter of guarantee from your bank). We always reserve the right to hold goods until a cheque is cleared. Cash payments will not be accepted above £6.000.

ELECTRONIC AND WIRE TRANSFERS Wire transfers can be made directly to our bank: National Westminster Bank Plc. 60 High Street Bognor Regis West Sussex PO21 1SL Sort Code: 60 03 08 Account Number : 74044397 Account Name: Gavin Gardiner Limited


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Gavin Gardiner Limited Auctioneers of Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns, Rifles and Accessories

COMMISSION BID SLIP

Fax number for bids only until Monday 29 April 2019: +44(0) 1798 875 300 From Tuesday 30 April 2019 please send bids via email

FINE MODERN AND VINTAGE SPORTING GUNS 1 MAY 2019 Please bid on my behalf for the following lot(s) up to the hammer price(s) written below, to be executed as cheaply as is permitted by other bids or reserves. I agree to be bound by the Conditions of Business applicable to this sale and agree to pay a buyer’s premium of 25% on the hammer price and any VAT or amounts in lieu of VAT which may be due on the buyer’s premium and hammer price(s). Please see Guide to Prospective Buyers in the catalogue.

LOT NO.

DESCRIPTION

BID IN £

All bids must be submitted in sterling excluding buyer’s premium and VAT. Please submit your bids as early as possible. In the event of identical bids, the earliest will take precidence. Bids should be submitted at least 24 hours before the auction. Please write clearly and check your bids carefully.

LOT NO.

DESCRIPTION

BID IN £

NAME (BLOCK LETTERS) ADDRESS (BLOCK LETTERS)

POST CODE:

TELEPHONE NUMBER:

FAX NO.

EMAIL:

DATE:

SIGNATURE:

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GUIDE FOR ABSENTEE BIDDERS Gavin Gardiner Limited is pleased to execute bids on behalf of clients unable to attend the sale in person. Please complete the bidding slip for this purpose printed in the back of the auction catalogue. All bids should be submitted in writing and in good time, at least 24 hours prior to the auction. Please record accurately the lot numbers, brief description and the maximum hammer price that you are willing to pay for each lot. Up until Monday 29 April please send bids to +44 (0) 1798 875300 From Tuesday 30 April please send bids via email.

Please place your bids as early as possible, as in the event of identical bids being received, the earliest will take precedence. Please submit your bids at least 24 hours prior to the start of the auction. Bids placed by telephone are accepted at the caller’s risk and must be confirmed in writing either by letter or fax. We will try to purchase the lot(s) for you at the lowest price possible, and never for more than the maximum price that you indicate.

TELEPHONE BIDS It will be possible to arrange auction room telephone bidding, but subject always to the availability of lines and staffing. This service is offered free of charge and is subject to our Conditions of Business. Please give us 24 hours notice of your intention to use this service. Please complete the bidding slip and clearly mark it “Telephone”. For further information please call the numbers published at the front of the auction catalogue.

“Buy” or unlimited bids will not be accepted. Bids should be placed in catalogue order.

GAVIN GARDINER LIMITED’S AUTHENTICITY GUARANTEE If Gavin Gardiner Limited sells an item of Property which is later shown to be a “Counterfeit”, subject to the terms below Gavin Gardiner Limited will rescind the sale and refund the Buyer the total amount paid by the Buyer to Gavin Gardiner Limited for that Property, up to a maximum of the Purchase Price. The Guarantee lasts for one (1) year after the date of the relevant auction, is for the benefit of the Buyer only and is non-transferable. “Counterfeit” means an item of Property that in Gavin Gardiner Limited’s reasonable opinion is an imitation created with the intent to deceive over the authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or source, where the correct description of such matters is not included in the catalogue description for the Property. Property shall not be considered Counterfeit solely because of any damage and/or restoration and/or modification work (including, but not limited to, recolouring, refinishing or rebarreling). Please note that this Guarantee does not apply if either:(i) the catalogue description was in accordance with the generally accepted opinions of scholars and experts at the date of the sale, or the catalogue description indicated that there was a conflict of such opinions; or

(ii) the only method of establishing at the date of the sale that the item was a Counterfeit would have been by means of processes not then generally available or accepted, unreasonably expensive or impractical; or likely to have caused damage to or loss in value to the Property (in Gavin Gardiner Limited’s reasonable opinion); or (iii) there has been no material loss in value of the Property from its value had it accorded with its catalogue description. To claim under this Guarantee, the Buyer must:(i) notify Gavin Gardiner Limited in writing within one (1) month of receiving any information that causes the Buyer to question the authenticity or attribution of the Property, specifying the lot number, date of the auction at which it was purchased and the reasons why it is believed to be Counterfeit; and

Gavin Gardiner Limited has discretion to waive any of the above requirements. Gavin Gardiner Limited may require the Buyer to obtain at the Buyer's cost the reports of two independent and recognised experts in the relevant field and acceptable to Gavin Gardiner Limited. Gavin Gardiner Limited shall not be bound by any reports produced by the Buyer, and reserves the right to seek additional expert advice at its own expense. In the event Gavin Gardiner Limited decides to rescind the sale under this Guarantee, it may refund to the Buyer the reasonable costs of up to two mutually approved independent expert reports, provided always that the costs of such reports have been approved in advance and in writing by Gavin Gardiner Limited.

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