Thomas Evans 12 bore boxlock SxS sporting gun circa 1905, SN 7560. Matte flat rib marked: "Thomas Evans, 30 Whaman St. Birmingham"; case-hardened boxlock action fully engraved with foliate scroll-and-game scenes: left side, trio of pheasants, right side, pointer in a meadow, and underside, pair of partridges; top lever, double triggers, side clips, extractors, Greener style crossbolt, non-automatic safety; slightly figured walnut checkered half pistolgrip stock with Silvers type recoil pad, checkered splinter forend with horn tip and Deeley Edge style release.
choked: L-Improved/Modified R-Cylinder, chambered: 2 3/4", LOP: 14 3/4"
overall L46 1/2" barrel L30"

***Subject to State & Federal Firearms Laws***

  • Good condition. Tight on face. Nitro proofed barrels retain 90% color, slight overall pitting. Bores bright. Nice engraving. Slightly loose top lever. Refinished stock with re-cut checkering, some minor scratches and dings, screw where sling swivels were. Forearm good original condition.

    *** Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that an object is free of defects or restoration. All lots are sold 'As Is' and in accordance with the Conditions of Sale. Condition reports and additional photographs are provided by request as a courtesy to our clients. Condition reports are not to be considered substitutes for physical examination by you and/or your advisors. Charlton Hall's specialists are not trained professional conservators or restorers; we urge you to inspect each lot yourself or have your agent do so on your behalf. Prospective buyers should satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charlton Hall Galleries, Inc., or its specialists is merely a subjective opinion, notwithstanding written reports or any discussion concerning condition in this catalogue. Prospective buyers should bear in mind that these reports will not disclose any imperfections which may only be revealed during the course of subsequent restoration and/or repair. Buyers are reminded that Charlton Hall Galleries' warranties with respect to property are limited as set forth in our Conditions of Sale and do not extend to condition. Condition reports are provided by request on a 'first come, first served' basis. Requests submitted close to or during the auction may not be completed.

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December 2, 2011 1:00 PM EST
West Columbia, SC, US

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