Exceptional J. Purdey 12 ga.

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J. Purdey 12 ga., 28″ chopperlump barrels with a hand-matted, raised flat-top rib.  Original 2-3/4″ chambers, 3-1/4 tons.   Double triggers,  auto-safe.  The self-opening action flashes a potpourri of brilliant case colors which enhance the traditional Purdey-style rose and scroll engraving.  “J. Purdey & Sons  Audley House South Audley Street  London England” is inscribed on the barrels.  This fine example features a splinter forend, straight hand stock of magnificent figured Circassian walnut with rich marbling throughout.  Measures 15″ over original leather covered pad.  1-1/2″ drop at comb, 2″ at heel.  Finished in 1970, this Purdey remains in spectacular original condition.  Choked .010/.015, open modified and modified.  Bores and walls as new.  This particular Purdey brings to mind exactly what a best London gun should be. Weighs 6 lbs, 12 oz.  Cased in original oak and leather case with accessories.  Simply beautiful! SOLD


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