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AN UN-NAMED GERMAN 16-GUAGE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR

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AN UN-NAMED GERMAN 16-GUAGE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR

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AN UN-NAMED GERMAN 16-BORE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR PROVENANCE

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AN UN-NAMED GERMAN 16-BORE BOXLOCK NON-EJECTOR, serial no. 16019,
circa 1912, 29 1/2in. nitro barrels with raised tapered file cut rib, scroll detailing at the breech ends, 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and 1/2 choke, scroll-back treble-grip action with finely matted top to standing breech, manual safety, pin cocking-indicators, bold foliate engraving on an finely matted background with game scenes of running hare, alighting duck and a pair of roe deer, action and barrels with later stamp 'H S 4', 14 1/8in. pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, fluted horn pistolgrip-cap, sling swivels, horn buttplate, fore-end with Deeley & Edge patent release, weight 6lb. 4oz.

Provenance: Together with a copy of the certificate issued by Lieut.-Colonel John Lawton, confirming the gun to be an honest acquisition by a Sgt. Crooks in Belgium, 1945.

The certificate reads:

"I certify that I have investigated the circumstances in which shot gun
Makers Name....H & S (Initials only) 16 bore No.4
came into the possession of No. 4978423 Sgt CROOKES, R.B. and I am satisfied that it was purchased by him in
FRANCE (crossed out)
BELGIUM
HOLLAND (crossed out)

signed John Lawton, Lieut.-Colonel, Commanding The Inns of Court Regiment.
with Orderly Room, The Inns of Court Regt. stamp
 

Barrel Length

29.5 in

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