Auction Date: 5/11/2015 at 10:30 am
Fine pair of William Powell & Son Birmingham 12 bore lightweight sidelock ejectors in original makers leather and brass cornered fitted gun case - matching pair with serial nos 13445 and 13446 - top lever opener, automatic safety, fine rose and scroll engraved actions, with gold inlaid No.1 and No.2 to each top lever, new 28” x 2.75” chopper lump barrels with dolls head extensions with gold inlaid No.1 and No.2 and engraved to each rib William Powell and Son, 55 Carrs Lane Birmingham – fitted with fine walnut figured stocks 14.75 inches both with inlaid escutcheon engraved with owners initials DMD and matching Anson fore-ends with gold inlaid No.1 and No.2 – No.1 barrels measure .733” and .735” and No.2 barrels measure .733 and .733 and are approx. Imp Cyl and 1/4 chokes – wt approx. 6.4lbs - In original period leather and brass cornered double gun case c/w makers snap and oil bottle. Note No 1 stock has some minor. Note The guns come with the original nitro proof barrels both marginally in proof. THE GUNS WILL ONLY BE RELEASED TO THE PURCHASER ON PRODUCTION OF A REGISTERED FIREARM DEALERS LICENCE OR A VALID SHOT GUN CERTIFICATE.