Lot 1405: BOSS & CO. A 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER EASY-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 6981,

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December 8, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
London, United Kingdom
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Description: BOSS & CO. A 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER EASY-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 6981, 29in. nitro chopperlump barrels, rib engraved ''BOSS & CO. 13. DOVER STREET. PICCADILLY. LONDON.W.'', and gold-inlaid ''1'' at the breech end, 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 1/4 choke, toplever gold-inlaid ''1'', automatic safety with gold-inlaid ''SAFE'' detail, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, Boss 1905 improved patent single trigger, rolled-edge triggerguard, best fine acanthus scrollwork with floral bouquets, retaining some original colour-hardening and traces of finish, 15in. figured stock (possible replacement) including 1/2in. leather covered recoil pad, weight 6lb. 11oz., in a canvas and leather case Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was completed on 3rd August in 1923 as No.1 of a pair for Sir Aubrey Brocklebank Bt. Research would indicate this to be Sir Thomas Aubrey Lawies Brocklebank, 4th Baronet of the Brocklebank baronets, a businessman and a first-class cricketer for Cambridge University in two matches in 1919. He was a director of the Cunard Steamship Company and also the Suez Canal Company
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Delivery to your local firearms dealer:
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With accessories and non-licensable items, we can arrange to have them shipped to you by courier. For prices and information please contact: overseas@holtsauctioneers.com


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Shipping Terms: Wherever you are based around the world Holt's is able to assist in shipping items you purchase from us or to collect items you wish to consign.

Due to the varying nature of items, licenses and requirements for pricing and quotes for delivery or to arrange collection of items for consignment please contact our Shipping Department direct at:

- UK Domestic Addresses: domestic@holtsauctioneers.com
- Overseas Addresses: overseas@holtsauctioneers.com
- Fast track Expedited Shipping in the EU: fasttrackeu@holtsauctioneers.com

Shipping to the UK:

If you are a UK client and have bought a licensable item, there are a variety of ways in which you can receive your Lot:

Collect the gun after the Auction.
If you attend the auction and are successful in your bid, once payment has cleared and you present the appropriate licences (if relevant) you are free to take your items with you from our Salerooms.

Collect the gun in person from Holt's Auctioneers Head Office
This is the simplest way. Simply contact our Main Office to arrange a convenient time for you to collect your gun. The gunrooms are on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk and open 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Collect the gun in person from one of Holt's regional valuation days
Every three months we hold Valuation Days throughout the country. If there is a day close to you, and you would like your items taken to one of these days, contact the Main Office and they will arrange for this to be done. Please be aware though, Holt's are only at these locations for one day, so items cannot be left for collection another time, and there may be a little delay if the day is busy. The best thing to do is arrange an appointment to collect your gun, and remember to bring your licence with you.

Request the gun to be shipped to your local RFD.
Once you have bought a gun from us, contact your local RFD to make sure they are happy to receive the gun for you, and be aware they may charge you for this. Then contact us to request that we ship the gun to your RFD. There is a charge for shipping, please contact shipping@holtsauctioneers.com for a quote. Then, send us your licence (original, not a copy) via recorded delivery and we will enter the gun details onto your licence. The licence is then returned to you, and the gun is shipped to your local RFD. All you need to do then is go to your local RFD with your licence and collect the gun, and notify the police that you have done so.

Non-Licenseable Items:
With accessories and non-licensable items, we can arrange to have them shipped to you by courier.


Shipping and Collection from European Destinations:

Delivery to a Holt's Representative:
Holt's has a network of representatives around Western and Eastern Europe that are able to import and export items and process the import licenses. Delivery to our representatives occurs once per quarter following the auction for a flat rate of £60 for up to five guns (£5 per gun thereafter) for private individuals.

Delivery to your local firearms dealer:
We are able to delivery to most registered firearms dealers' throughout Western Europe, please contact us and your local dealer to ascertain if they are able to process the import paperwork and are able to receive items from Holt's. The price of delivery is subject to location and quantity, please contact us for a quote at: overseas@holtsauctioneers.com

Fast Track Delivery within the EU:
For expedited shipping we offer a fast track service within Western Europe, which will be delivered by Holt's or by our external shipping agents depending on the location, quantity and demand. The Fasttrack service is dependent on the speed of processing of the local authorities. Please email us for more information at: fasttrack@holtsauctioneers.com

Non-Licenseable Items:
With accessories and non-licensable items, we can arrange to have them shipped to you by courier. For prices and information please contact: overseas@holtsauctioneers.com


Worldwide Destinations:

Holt's Auctioneers is able to organize delivery and collection from most destinations around the world through the use of our shipping agents. Please contact us at overseas@holtsauctioneers.com for more information and requirements to organize delivery.
Export of goods - CITES Restrictions
As you may be aware several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, such as rhino horn, ivory, coral and tortoiseshell. If you are interested in bidding on a lot containing these materials and you wish to export please make sure you are familiar with all relevant customs regulations prior to bidding. It is the buyer's sole responsibility to obtain any relevant export or import licence.
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