J. Purdey & Sons Sidelock Ejector 12 Gauge, 2 3/4" Chambers

Top of breech end, 28-inch barrels.

 

Proofs, Modern 28-inch barrels


Proofs, Original barrels



Original 25" SxS chopper-lump barrels with smooth concave rib choked light

improved cylinder and light modified, nitro proved for 1 1/8oz with

chambers opened to 2 3/4". Later 28" SxS dovetail-lump barrels with smooth

concave rib choked improved cylinder & modified and London proved in

1989 for 2 3/4" cartridges. 14" pull from front trigger to checkered wood butt.

1 1/2" - 2 1/4" drop. 3/8" cast-on. Highly figured walnut stocks by Paul

Hodgins with Anson-release splinter forend, straight English grip, classic

point-pattern checkering with mullered borders, teardrops, and gold oval

with intertwined script initials CFG. Acanthus scroll engraved receiver with

bushed firing pins, cocking indicators, automatic top tang safety with SAFE

inlaid in gold. Weight: 6lbs, 6oz with 28" barrels. Built 1904. 99%barrel blue,

80% casehardening colors. In modern oak & leather trunk case with snap

caps, oil and striker bottles, two horn-handled turnscrews and brush,

cleaning rod and maker's label.   $19,750.

The minimum barrel wall thicknesses I could find in each set of barrels are as follows:            

25" Barrels: minimum wall thicknesses .020" in both barrels.

28" Barrels minimum wall thicknesses .032" in both barrels;

 


 

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