Lot 1416: J. WOODWARD & SONS A 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 6211,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
J. WOODWARD & SONS
A 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 6211,
No.2, 27in. nitro reproved replacement chopperlump barrels, retaining original rib (address refreshed), 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and 1/2 choke, action with arcaded fences, removable striker discs, automatic safety with gold-inlaid ''SAFE'' detail, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, Woodward''s patent non-selective single-trigger, best acanthus scroll engraving, retaining very slight traces of original colour-hardening, 14 1/2in. inked figure-enhanced replacement stock, weight 6lb. 15oz., in a canvas and leather hammergun case (damaged) with Woodward trade label, lid with brass escutcheon engraved ''DANIEL PRYCE. THE BROOM. RAGLAN. MON.''
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed as No.2 of a pair in September 1911 with 29in. barrels for G.B. Tunstall-Moore.