Southams Auction Sale 14th March 2019
Southams Auctioneers have a sale on 14th March. The online catalogue is available here.
Below are a few interesting lot highlights.
Lot 928: 12 bore hammer ejector by T Horsley c.1890, 29 ins damascus barrels inscribed Thomas Horsley & Son Makers York, black powder proof, ic & ic, dolls head extension, fine scroll and border engraved bar action sidelocks marked T Horsley Patent, scroll hare’s ears rebounding hammers, percussion fences, and patent slide top lever opening, engraved lever action forend release, well figured 14½ ins (original stock 12½ ins) straight hand stock, no.3168 ESP £2000-£3000
Lot 948: Cased pair 28 bore self-opening sidelock ejector shotguns by Pedro Arrizabalaga and retailed by Callens & Mode Paris, each with 27¾ chopper lump barrels inscribed CALLENS – PARIS, tapered concave ribs with bead sights numbered 1 & 2 in gold, 70 mm chambers, bold acanthus scroll border and banner engraved actions signed P. ARRIZABALAGA, gold line cocking indicators, hand detachable locks, disc strikers, engraved fences and top levers also numbered 1 & 2 in gold, well figured 15¾ ins (with 1 ins extensions) straight hand stocks, in maker’s double leather case with claret baize lined fitted interior, Callens & Mode Armes de Luxe trade label, numbered 13735/6 ESP £4000-£6000
Lot 269: 5.5mm Weihrauch HW97K Lazaglide underlever air rifle, moderated barrel, pistol grip stock with cheek piece and adjustable recoil pad, mounted 3-9 x 40 Nikko Stirling Mountmaster scope, no. 1375275 £100-£200