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Lot 1331: A.A. BROWN A FINE PAIR OF LEE-ENGRAVED 20-BORE ''SUPREME DE LUXE'' SINGLE-TRIGGER SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 79889/90
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
A VERY FINE PAIR OF LEE-ENGRAVED 20-BORE ''SUPREME DE LUXE'' SINGLE-TRIGGER SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 79889 / 90,
28in. nitro chopperlump barrels, the ribs engraved ''A.A. BROWN & SONS, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND. "Supreme de Luxe"'' and gold-inlaid ''1'' and ''2'' at the breech ends, the tubes with very fine acanthus scroll detailing at the breech ends, 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 1/4 choke, finely rounded bar actions with removable striker discs, toplevers gold-inlaid ''1'' and ''2'', automatic safeties with gold-inlaid ''SAFE'' details, gold-washed internals and lockpins, A.A. Brown patent self-opening systems, cocking-indicators (blued No.1 gun, bright No.2 gun), gold-washed single triggers, rolled-edge triggerguards, the actions, lockplates and furniture profusely engraved with fine acanthus scrollwork, finely chequered and ornately bordered cartouches to the lockplates and undersides, the makers name engraved in scrolling banners, the undersides with ornate cartouches engraved with the model designation, the triggerplates signed ''C. LEE ENGR.'', bright finish, 14 3/8in. highly-figured stocks including 1/2in. rubber recoil pads, weight 6lb. 1oz., in their brass-cornered oak and leather case with accessories and canvas and leather outer