Henry Atkin (From Purdey's) Sidelock ejector 12 Bore Made in 1897
Guns International #: 101299537 Seller's Inventory #: 977
Category: Shotguns - English Double - Atkin Grant & Lang Shotguns
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Seller: JJ PERODEAU Gunmaker, Inc.
Company: JJ PERODEAU Gunmaker, Inc.
Member Since: 6/24/14
First Name: JJ
Last Name: PERODEAU
Country: United States
Phone: (580) 747-1805
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#977, Henry Atkin (From Purdey's) 88 Jermyn Street Haymarket, London: A 12 Bore Bar Action Sidelock Ejector Made in 1897 and now with a new set of 27 3/4" Sleeved English barrels that were Proved in Birmingham 3 tons per square inch - 2 1/2" with the proper re-proof marks and correctly marked "sleeved", They are .731 .011 & .021” (Imp.Cyl. & Mod.), 2 1/2" chambers, Double triggers with the front articulated, Splinter forend, Straight hand stock at 15 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 2 1/16" over a checkered butt, Cast-off for the right hand, 6 lbs. 8 oz., Pretty decent wood with good color & contrast, The buttstock was replaced sometime during its history and has all the trappings of being done in England with excellent workmanship and pure English style, The forend appears original and has two well-done 1" splices on each edge near the forend tip, 95% coverage of very fine scroll in a classic pattern that remains crisp and sharp without being buffed, It is the #2 gun of a pair, It was originally proved at 1 1/8 ounce, The original side ribs were used when the new barrels were installed and the name/address is not very legible, The bores are as new and this piece is ready for the 21st Century with an excellent set of sleeved and English proved barrels. The whole is cased in a very nice modern brass cornered leather trunk with a modern trade label and cleaning gear. This gun was bought direct from Atkin, Grant & Lang in 2001.
Manufacturer: Henry Atkin
Model: 12 Bore Bar Action Sidelock Ejector
Serial Number: 977
Chambers: 2 1/2
Bore Condition: Like new
Barrels: 27 3/4" sleeved English barrels
Triggers: Double with articulated front
Stock: Straight hand stock
Fore End: Splinter forend
Butt Pad: Checkered wood
LOP: 15 1/16
Weight: 6Lbs 8oz.
Manufacture Date: 1897
Engraving: 95% coverage of very fine scroll
Case: Leather trunk