Lot 103: sidelock-S/S shotgun pair Rowland Watson - Birmingham, 12/70, #5816 and 5817, § D
Classic Auction for hunting guns and rifles, accessories, hunting related collectible items and hunting art
November 3, 2016
Wien, Wien, AustriaLive Auction
Description: 76 cm barrels with rib extension, flat rib, choked 1/8 and 1/4, ejectors, action with fine English scroll engraving, nicely carved fences, bar-action sidelocks with disc-set strikers, automatic sliding safety on tang, double triggers, straight grained walnut stock mit straight hand and drop points, leather covered rubber recoil pad LOP 38 cm, fore-end with Anson-push-rod, blank gold stock oval, 3,1 kg, gold inlaid numbers on all parts, in its maker's brass cornered leather case with trade label, year of manufacture 1902, reproofed in 1986, No. 1 with a slight crack behind the top tang, No. 2 with a crack in the fore-end wood and a crack in the right underhorn, condition 3.