Ogden Smiths and Hussey boxlock ejectors 12 Ga 2 ¾”
Guns International #: 101211813 Seller's Inventory #: 10003
Category: Shotguns - Doubles - Shotguns - English Double
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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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#10003, Ogden Smiths and Hussey boxlock ejectors 12 Ga 2 ¾”.
Made in 1928 , 62 St James Street, Picadilly London S.W. In maker leather trunk with accessories.
30” barrels with dovetail lumps proofed at 2 ¾” and 1 1/4oz . Bores are in very good condition and so are the chambers, they measure .736” with wall thickness over.035” . Chokes .010” and .016 ( Imp Cyl and Mod)
Blacking is in 90% condition , barrel engraving is sharp and soldering appears in good shape.
Scalloped action with Holland type hidden third fastener, double trigger with articulated front. 90% coverage of nice scroll engraving . The action retains 40% of the original case hardening colors. Breeches are 100% on face and bolting is tight.
Splinter forend with Anson release and Southgate ejectors.
Weight is 6 lbs. 10oz. The stock as pictured , measures 15” LOP over a 1” leather covered pad, in the trunk there is a .600” leather pad for a length of 14 5/8”. Drop is 1 3/8” and 2 1/8” , cast off is 3/8”.
The wood finish is 95% condition with light handling marks, the checkering is 95%+ condition.
Here is what I found on theabout the maker:
Ogden Smiths used to be a fishing tackle company in London. In 1923, Walter Sydney Ogden Smith of the Ogden Smith family joined with the gunmaker Henry H. Hussey (son of gunmaker H.J. Hussey’s assistant manager at Holland and Holland in the 1890’s among other occupation in the trade ) to sell guns under the name Ogden Smiths & Hussey, Limited. This partnership lasted until 1933 and produced shotguns and rifles of different styles and qualities.
A classic Anson and Deeley type shotgun of the great prewar era.
Manufacturer: Ogden Smiths and Hussey
Model: Boxlock ejectors
Serial Number: 10003
Weight: 6 Lbs. 10 oz.
Manufacture Date: 1928