James Purdey 25938


An exceptional Harry Kell engraved12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector live pigeon gun, 29" nitro chopperlump barrels with raised, finely matted rib, the tubes engraved 'J. PURDEY & SONS. AUDLEY HOUSE. SOUTH AUDLEY STREET. LONDON. ENGLAND.', 2 3/4" chambers, bored approx. 1/2 and full choke, treble-grip action with hidden third bite and side-clips, removable striker discs, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, cocking-indicators, the action, lockplates and furniture profusely carved with stylised scrolling acanthus designs on a matted background, the fences carved in high relief with oak leaves and acorns on a stippled background, retaining virtually full original colour-hardening and finish, 15 1/4" figured stock including 5/8" leather covered recoil pad, the fore-end finely inset in gold with the monogram 'MG', weight 7lbs. 2oz., in its lightweight leather motor case with canvas and leather outer.

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Maker: James Purdey

Stock Number: 25938

Gauge: 12

Weight: 7lbs. 2oz.


Length to heel: 15 1/4"


Ejectors: Sidelock Ejector


Type: Nitro Chopperlump

Length: 29"

Chambers: 2 3/4"

Choke: right: 1/2 left: Full