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Charles Boswell cased 12-bore SxS boxlock ejector sporting gun circa 1900
scalloped action with full coverage English rose and scroll engraving marked: "CHARLES BOSWELL' on both sides. 28" nitro-proofed for 3 tons steel barrels marked: 'CHARLES BOSWELL MAKER ST MARTIN LONDON, W.C.' choked true cylinder in both. Straight handed English walnut stock with a 13 1/2" pull to an EMR red rubber recoil pad with full checkering and drop points. Matching forend with engraved metal and push button release. All contained in its' makers canvas covered single gun case with it's period maker's label. Case has light green canvas and dark leather ends. Brass locks and corners. Leather straps and handles. Label reads 'CHARLES BOSWELL, PRACTICAL, BREECHLOADING GUN AND RIFLE, MANUFACTURER, 126 STRAND, LONDON W.C.' SN 15185. **Subject to State & Federal Firearms Laws**

Other Notes: CHARLES BOSWELL, GUNMAKER 1869-1955. In 1884 the business of building fine guns was moved to 126, Strand, London where it remained until 1914. It was sold to Cogswell & Harrison in 1957 and continues today with Marlin, U.S.A.

  • Very good to excelland with strong barrel blueing and nice patina on the action. The wood with very little wear.

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December 13, 2008 10:00 AM EST
Columbia, SC, US

Charlton Hall

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