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Lot 1309: ALEXR. HENRY A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE CELTIC-ENGRAVED SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 7966 / 8237,

Fine Modern & Antique Guns - December 2016

by Holt's Auctioneers

December 8, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • ALEXR. HENRY A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE CELTIC-ENGRAVED SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 7966 / 8237,
  • ALEXR. HENRY A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE CELTIC-ENGRAVED SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 7966 / 8237,
  • ALEXR. HENRY A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE CELTIC-ENGRAVED SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 7966 / 8237,
  • ALEXR. HENRY A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE CELTIC-ENGRAVED SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 7966 / 8237,
  • ALEXR. HENRY A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE CELTIC-ENGRAVED SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 7966 / 8237,
   
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Description: ALEXR. HENRY
A MATCHED PAIR OF 12-BORE CELTIC-ENGRAVED SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 7966 / 8237,
30in. nitro reproved chopperlump barrels, ribs engraved ''ALEX HENRY & CO. 22 FREDERICK ST. EDINBURGH. INCORPORATED WITH ALEX MARTIN. 20 EXCHANGE SQ. GLASGOW & 128 UNION ST. ABERDEEN.'' (refreshed), the breech ends gold-inlaid ''1'' and ''2'' and with celtic plait designs, No.1 left wall at 19, 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and full choke, carved fences, toplevers gold-inlaid ''1'' and ''2'', automatic safeties with gold-inlaid ''SAFE'' details, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, bold engraving of celtic knots, strapwork and serpents carved in low relief on a matted background, retaining slight traces of original colour-hardening, 15 1/8in. figured stocks (likely replacements) including 1/2in. wooden extensions, weight 6lb. 11oz., in their brass-cornered oak lined leather case


Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that gun no. 7966 was completed on the 29th June 1921 as a ''Best Celtic Engraved 12-bore with 30in. barrels'' and that gun no. 8237 was completed for the same client on 16th November 1927

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