John Dickson & Son    Round Action   Hammerless Ejector Cased Pair    12 Gauge, 2 3/4" Chambers

Gun No.1

 

 

Gun No.2

 

 


29" SxS fluid steel chopper-lump barrels with smooth concave ribs and

nickel-silver front beads, both choked improved cylinder & modified. The

number 1 gun, 15" pull from front trigger to checkered wood butt extension;

the number 2 gun, 14" pull from front trigger to checkered wood butt. Both

guns with 1 5/8" - 2 3/8" drop and a trace of cast-off. Black streaked figured

English walnut stocks with Anson-pushbutton-release splinter forends,

straight English grips, classic point-pattern checkering and vacant initial

ovals. Fine scroll engraved actions with rib-extension third fasteners,

automatic ejectors and automatic top tang safeties with SAFE inlaid in gold.

Weights: Gun 1: 6lbs, 10oz; Gun 2: 6lbs, 8oz. London proofed in 2004. Also

with original pairs of 29" damascus dovetail-lump barrels with 2 1/2"

chambers and London nitro proofed for 1 1/8oz. All components numbered 1

& 2. Gun No.1 built in 1899 and the second added nine months later to make

the pair, both for A. L. Jessop---whose name still appears on the case lid.

Tight, and with excellent bores. All ejectors function properly and in time. In

original oak & leather double trunk case, with recently re-fit interior, and

including turnscrews, cleaning rod and tips, snap caps, oil bottle and

original leather maker's trade label.   $39,750.

                        

Additional Dimensional Data, in inches.            
               
      Bore Choke Minimum  Chamber Gun 
      Diameters Constrictions Wall Thicknesses Lengths Weights
               
Original Damascus Barrels              
               
  Gun 1 Left 0.735 0.005 0.025 2.50 6lbs, 2oz
    Right 0.740 0.029 0.023 2.50  
  Gun 2 Left 0.735 0.009 0.026 2.50 6lbs, 2oz
    Right 0.734 0.022 0.020 2.50  
               
Steel Barrels by Chris Symonds        of Essex, UK            
               
  Gun 1 Left 0.727 0.021 0.033 2.75 6lbs, 10oz
    Right 0.727 0.011 0.033 2.75  
  Gun 2 Left 0.726 0.022 0.035 2.75 6lbs, 10oz
    Right 0.726 0.011 0.032 2.75  

 


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