Exceptional Boss & Co. Best Double Barrel Shotgun

Price realized: $116,850

Premier Auction

September 11, 2021 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina
Estimate: $60,000 – $80,000

side by side configuration, serial number 10011, circa 1984, 28 gauge, 2-3/4 in. chambers, 27 in. chopper lump barrels with concave rib engraved “Boss & Co. 13 Dover Street London”, LOP 14-3/4 in., left bore modified, right bore improved, silver bead front sight, right sidelock plate finely engraved with ducks in flight over a pond with clouds, trees and tall grasses, left sidelock with partridges in flight over a fence post with trees, clouds, and tall grasses, both side locks engraved “Boss & Co.” on banner surrounded by tight scrollwork below rose bouquets, receiver bottom plate engraved with large rose bouquets and tight scrollwork, barrel fences with raised acanthus leaf motif, blued top lever, safety and trigger guard with engraved scrollwork motifs as well as barrel tang with engraved serial number, non selective single trigger, fine marbled walnut stock with checkered grip and butt, cast off, unengraved gold shield, marbled splinter forend with three point pattern checkering and Anson release, metal components with engraving, serial number and proofs on receiver flat, barrel flats with proper provisional proof marks, serial numbers to underside of both barrels, weights 5 lb. 2 oz., overall length 44 in., comes with fitted leather case with fine Boss & Co. embossed label, stitched padded leather corners, dark blue felt interior, with snap caps, cleaning implements and other accoutrements

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Provenance: Private Virginia Collection

Condition: shiny barrels with some frosting, some very minor scratches towards the chamber end of barrels, wooden forend and stock with very little evidence of handling, tight locking action, triggers and ejectors function, very fine Best English Double

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