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W R Pape 'Boxlock' Ejector 20 Gauge Side-by-Side Shotgun
A 20 Gauge Boxlock ejector shotgun from 1902. It has 28” nitro proved barrels with rib extension third fastener and a game rib. The rib is marked W.R. Pape. Sunderland & Newcastle.Upon.Tyne. Winner Of The London Gun Trials. 1858. 1859. 1866 & 1875. Modern London Nitro proof with proper reproof marks from 2010, Modern proved for 2 3/4" (70mm) cartridges, as well as earlier Birmingham reproof marks from 1994. Chokes at Improved Cylinder & Modified. Border Scrolls with Pape in a banner with trace case color hardened finish remaining. Double Triggers, Best Quality Walnut Stock, traditional English straight hand grip, Splinter forend with horn tip and Deeley & Edge release, 15 7/8” LOP over a checkered butt, Cast Off 3/16” at face, 5 Lbs. 6 Oz. The shotgun is presented in a canvas leg o’ mutton case.