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(SOLD) HENRY MORRIS A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR, ‘LIVE PIGEON GUN’

DESCRIPTION

HENRY MORRIS A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR LIVE PIGEON GUN, Original nitro barrels with narrow raised matt rib, tubes engraved HENRY MORRIS., ST MARYS ROW. BIRMINGHAM 4, treble-grip action, automatic safety with GOLD-inlaid ‘SAFE’ detail, top lever shows a dove, the fences with bolstered third bite surrounded fences with bold acanthus & Vine scroll engraving, action shows traces of original colour, both side panels depicting wildfowl in flight,  under-action has a retriever holding mallard with further bold acanthus surround, trigger guard with further scroll, and possible depiction of merganser,  well figured original stock french walnut stock including 1″in horn extension recently no marks or scuffs, escutcheon is blank.

In a leather modern ‘Brady’ leather case including some accesories

Note’s Henry Morris was a Birmingham Master Engraver please refer to books by, (Geoffrey Boothroyd)

Model: ‘LIVE PIGEON’, Side by Side box lock ejector

Chamber: 2 3/4″

Barrel: 28″

Bore Right: .732

Bore Left: .732

Wall Right: 30+

Wall Left: 29

Stock length: Centre: 14 3/4″ Toe: 15 ” Heel:14 3/4″

Weight: 7lb 30z

Choke:  Extra Full & Full

Circa: 1904-08

Note:  Fabulous condition for age