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Lot 1005
Cal. 20 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 15731. Bbls. 29". Coin finished locks w/ blued furniture & bbls. Straight hand stock w/ splinter forend. Dbl. triggers. Ejectors. Disk set strikers. Self opener. This gun's Chopper Lump bbls. are the desirable 29" length & better yet chambers were lengthened to 2 3/4" & reproofed in London in 1994. Locks are decorated w/ unusual Acanthus scroll engraving & carved foliate fences. Stocked w/ a beautiful piece of English walnut finished w/ a checkered horn buttplate. LOP: 14 7/8". DAC: 1 5/8". DAH: 2". Weight: 5 lbs. 14 oz. Minimum measured wall thickness .022" measured 5" from muzzle on right bbl. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: nice leather bound case w/ maroon baize liner embossed w/ initials "JPF" on top. Canvas case cover. Leather Purdey label & length of cartridge case label. Case includes 2 piece wooden cleaning rod, leather handguard plus J Purdey marked oil bottle & snap caps. CONDITION: locks are very slightly proud of wood. Black on trigger guard is fading where handled 75%+ finish remaining in area. Bbl. black remains strong from freshening w/ more than 95% remaining. Wood wears some light compression marks w/ no marks through the finish. Bright shiny bores. (01-14994/TB). ANTIQUE. $25,000-40,000.

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Estimate $25,000 - $40,000Oct 20, 2018