Auction alert: a super rare 12g Boss hammergun with ejectors…

12 gauge Boss hammer ejector double barrel shotgun
12 gauge Boss hammer ejector double barrel shotgun

Of the big three London makers, Boss has made the fewest guns – and probably the best. And of all the guns they’ve made to date (about 10,500), this hammergun may be one of the nicest:

Lot 1810: BOSS & CO.  AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE 12-BORE SIDELEVER HAMMER EJECTOR GUN: Serial no. 4016,  30in. replacement nitro chopperlump barrels (by the makers, barrel number 5324), rib engraved ‘BOSS & CO. 73 ST. JAMES’S STREET. LONDON.’, and gold-inlaid ‘2’, 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. and 1/2 choke, carved percussion fences, Perkes-patent ejector system, rebounding sidelocks, retaining very slight traces of original colour-hardening, 14 1/2in. highly-figured stock with engraved steel heel and toe plates, engraved Anson push rod fore-end release catch, weight 6lb. 10oz. £10,000-15,000

12 gauge Boss hammer ejector double barrel shotgun
12 gauge Boss hammer ejector double barrel shotgun
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