Lot 1519: OGDEN SMITHS & HUSSEY LTD. A 20-BORE ''IMPERIAL EJECTOR'' SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 1066,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
OGDEN SMITHS & HUSSEY LTD.
A 20-BORE ''IMPERIAL EJECTOR'' SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 1066,
26in. Whitworth-steel nitro chopperlump barrels, rib with acanthus scroll detailing at the breech end, tubes engraved ''OGDEN SMITHS & HUSSEY LTD. 62 ST. JAMES''S STREET. LONDON. MADE OF SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH''S FLUID COMPRESSED STEEL'', 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. and imp. cyl. choke, slim action with automatic safety, gold-inlaid ''SAFE'' detail, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, fine acanthus scroll engraving with floral bouquets, the lockplates with ornate cartouches engraved OGDEN SMITHS & HUSSEY LTD.'', the underside with ''IMPERIAL EJECTOR'', retaining traces of colour-hardening and much renewed finish, 15 3/8in. boldly-figured stock including 7/8in. leather covered recoil pad, weight 5lb. 14oz., in a lightweight leather case with gold-tooled Atkin, Grant & Lang trade label and some accessories