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GRAHAM (SCOTLAND) 12 BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR - SUPER ENGRAVING & WOOD - REMAINS an ORIGINAL PIECE - 25" CHOPPER LUMP BARRELS - ONLY 6 Lbs. 7 Oz. - Cyl. & Imp. Mod. - 2 1/2" Chambers - Excellent Barrel Wall Dimensions - Points Like a Dream - Cased

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Shotgun Side by Side 12 Bore $7,950.00

#81943, J. (John) Graham & Co. Ltd., 27 Union Street, Inverness: A 12 Bore Bar Action Sidelock Ejector Light Game Gun with 25" Chopper Lump barrels with a hidden third bite, Excellent Engraving and Excellent Wood, Made about 1930, .725 .000 & .030" (Cyl. & Imp.Mod.), 2 1/2" chambers, Wall thickness on the right barrel at .036" and .033" on the left, Birmingham nitro proved at 1 1/8 ounce and 2 1/2" chambers, Original chokes as the right barrel is cylinder choke and not stamped "choke" on the barrel flats but the left barrel is "choke" marked, Churchill styled narrow rib with a rib extension third bite, Double triggers with the front trigger articulated, Splinter forend with frontal Anson release, Straight hand stock at 14 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 2 7/8" over the original 3/4" Silvers pad with a leather face, Cast-off for the right hand, This gun points like a dream, Outstanding light game gun weight at 6 lbs. 7 oz., Near exhibition wood with excellent deep black/brown color & contrast, 98% engraving coverage that is extremely well done in fine scroll with Rose bouquets, 88% original barrel blue, 20% original case colors, Original wood finish that remains at 85%, The checkering remains at 85%, The bores are excellent, The barrels remain tight on the face. I believe this piece to be made in the Golden Era because of the "Co. Ltd." in the barrel address and the 27 Union Street address. J. Graham & Co. later moved to 73 Castle Street in Inverness.

J. Graham was established in 1857 and still remains to this day on Castle Street in Inverness (The capital of the Highlands) and can be found opposite Inverness Castle. Today they carry a large stock of quality guns and accessories, Grahams services large sporting estates throughout the Highlands as well as catering to the needs of individuals. Visitors are assured of receiving the best advice regarding shooting availability throughout the seasons whether their interests are in stalking for red or roe deer, grouse or pheasant shooting or rough shooting. Their own experienced gunsmith conducts firearms repairs on the premises. Large quantities of all types of ammunition are always kept in stock. In the late 1960's all of J. Graham's records were lost in a fire. The Black Isle of Scotland had guns made in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Inverness.

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