Charles Boswell, London.
Very fine 20-Gauge side-by-side composed pair.
Sideplated Boxlock Actions
Rolled edge trigger guard
Figured straight grip walnut stocks with leather covered recoil pads
Splinter Forends with Anson pushrod releases
Large scroll carved actions with exquisite gold inlaid game scene vignettes
Previously owned and reworked by Chris Batha in England – http://www.chrisbathashooting.com/charles-boswell-gunmaker/
Early 1980s manufacture
Serial # No. 1 No. 2
Weight 5 lbs 14 oz. 5 lb 13 oz.
LOP 15 1/4″ 15 1/4″
Bore Dia. L/R 0.614/0.614 0.617/0.617
Choke L/R Full/Full Full/Mod
Cast 3/8” Off 3/8” Off
#1 Gun inlaid with gold wood ducks on left sideplate, golf inlaid with mallards on right sideplate, and single duck gold inlaid on trigger guard and toplever with Labrador retriever engraved on floorplate of action
#2 Gun inlaid with gold quail on left sideplate and ringnecked pheasant on right sideplate with gold woodcock on toplever and trigger guard and pointing dogs engraved on floorplate of action
A superb pair of game guns.
Seller would sell a single gun at $6,500.00
|Used / New||Superb, ‘AS NEW’ Condition|