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12 Gauge Purdey Self-Opening SIdelock Ejector Gun

A 12 gauge Purdey self-opening sidekick ejector gun. Circa 1898. Serial number 16542, 12 gauge, 30 inch Whitworth steel chopper-lump barrels. Smooth concave rib. Locks with best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving. Cocking indicators. Ejectors. Checkered straight grip figured stock with spacer and ventilated recoil pad. Splinter fore-end. In associated case. 14 1/2 in. pull (13 1/2 in. stock), Cylinder/Modified choke. 2 1/2 in. chambers, London nitro proof. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $70.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance.

Condition:

Fine. Barrels show 90% bluing. Bright bores. Action shows 80% case colors with fading around edges. Stock with handling marks commensurate with age. Distressed recoil pad. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$9,075
05/21/2020

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.  21% buyer's premium for this auction through witherells.com.