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Lang & Hussey Imperial 12 Bore Sidelock Ejecto

Price:
$12,500.00
Dealer Ad
 
Collectable London Gun
Condition:
EXCELLENT
Caliber:
12 Bore
Action/Type:
Break Open
Hand:
Right Hand
Serial #:
13092
Status:
FOR SALE
Date Added:
23/08/20

ALL FIREARMS MUST BE TRANSFERRED THROUGH A LICENSED FIREARMS DEALER
Built in 1898, an exceptional example of the Lang & Hussey 12 bore sidelock “Imperial One Trigger Ejector” game gun.

The Lock

Sidelock with Southgate ejectors and gold inlaid cocking ejectors.

Side plates signed “Lang & Hussey Ltd” with profuse, fine bouquet and foliate engraving.

Base plate signed “Imperial One Trigger Ejector” and again, with profuse, fine bouquet and foliate engraving.

Firm single trigger.

Firm right hand top lever with gold inlaid “2”, top tang safety with gold inlaid “Safe” and again profuse, fine bouquet and foliate engraving.

The Stock

Well figured walnut straight hand stock with crisp London flat top chequering and tear drops.

14 ¼” length of pull including an ebonite spacer and Silver’s pad.

Unsigned rose gold escutcheon.

Walnut splinter forend with gold inlaid “2”, crisp London flat top chequering, Anson push rod catch.

The Barrels

28” blued steel barrels with raised game rib signed “Lang & Hussey Ltd 102 New Bond Street London made from Sir Joseph Whitworth Fluid Compressed Steel”, a gold inlaid number “2”and a brass bead foresight. Engraved fences.

Bright, clean bores choked IC and M.

2 ½” Chambers with strong, well timed Southgate ejectors.

London Proof House marks for 1896 – 1904 show the barrels were proven for 1 1/8 oz loads.


Condition

Excellent used condition. The gun is tight on the face and functions flawlessly.

Complete with vintage brass cornered, leather motoring case [handle missing] and some vintage accoutrements.

A highly collectable investment “Best London Gun” from a highly regarded London maker – similar models have recently been offered for Sale by Bonhams and Gavin Gardiner for around 7,500 pounds sterling.

Reasonable offers considered.

Price plus shipping and transfers to your licenced firearm dealer.

Transfer through Andrew Hepner & Sons Fine Guns Geelong, Victoria.
  • 0490 175 819
    Victoria
    D/L#: LGD

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