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WILLIAM EVANS (FROM PURDEYS) A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR£3,000.00

DESCRIPTION

WILLIAM EVANS (FROM PURDEYS) A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR,  NEW chopper lump by maker barrels nitro barrels, the rib engraved NEW BARRELS BY WILLIAM EVANS LTD . 67a St. ST JAMES’S. LONDON SW1′,  treble-grip action, automatic safety with gold-inlaid ‘SAFE’ detail, removable striker discs, border and scroll engraving with No 1 in gold, retaining much original blue patina, well . figured stock with engraved skeleton heel plates, including blank escuthcheon, in a  leather, ‘leg of mutton case’.

NOTE: Initials ‘A M’ embossed in rose “GOLD” engraved onto forend splint near bolstered original French walnut.

Model: Side by Side side boxlock ejector

Chamber: 2 1/2″

Barrel: 28″

Bore Right: .734+

Bore Left: .734+

Wall Right: 25

Wall Left: 24

Stock length: Centre: 14.5″ Toe: 15 1/4″ Heel:14 3/4″

Weight: 6lb 1.50z

Choke: 1/4 &  1/4

Circa: 1906 -‘New chopper lump barrels between 1944-50’

Note: William Evan’s was bombed in 1944 and moved to 67a St James ST trading as ‘William Evans Ltd’. Proof House stopped dating barrels from 1941-1950.