Lot 1320: ABBIATICO & SALVINELLI A PAIR OF DASSA-ENGRAVED 12-BORE ''MODEL ZEUS'' SELF-OPENING ROUND-ACTION BOXLOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 1104 / 5.
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
ABBIATICO & SALVINELLI
A PAIR OF DASSA-ENGRAVED 12-BORE ''MODEL ZEUS'' SELF-OPENING ROUND-ACTION BOXLOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 1104 / 5,
27 3/4in. nitro chopperlump barrels, the ribs gold-inlaid ''1'' and ''2'', the the left tubes engraved ''ABBIATICO & SALVINELLI. "FATTO PER ENRICO ARIENTI", 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 1/2 choke (both), Holland & Holland style self-opening actions, the toplevers gold-inlaid ''1'' and ''2'', manual safeties with engraved ''SICURA'' detail, rolled-edge triggerguards, articulated front triggers, finely engraved with bouquet and acanthus scrollwork, the undersides engraved with the model designation within a banner, the triggerguards gold-inlaid with ''AE'' intertwined, the fore-end woods gold-inlaid with the makers crest, 14 1/4in. figured stocks including 3/4in. leather-covered rubber recoil pads, weight 6lb. 1oz. (both), in their makers tartan-lined brass-cornered oak and leather double guncase with green canvas and leather outer