16-Bore Double Barrelled Percussion Sporting Rifle by James Purdey, No.248916-Bore Double Barrelled Percussion Sporting Rifle by James Purdey, No.2489, browned twist barrels engraved on the top rib J PURDEY 314½ OXFORD SREET LONDON, 2 leaf platinum lined sights to 150 yds, platinum safety plugs, London proofs, signed bolted locks engraved with stag and foliage, detented actions, engraved steel furniture, patchbox lid with scene of a charging bull being shot from horseback, buttcap tang with stag’s head and date 1833, trigger guard with chequered finger rest, chequered small and fore, carved cheekpiece, brass tipped wooden ramrod. Barrels 76cms, overall 118cms. Good condition, stock and barrels well refinished, locks and furniture cleaned but still quite sharp. In its mahogany case with brass mounts, folding handle, green felt lined and fitted with steel ball mould, tinned Hawksley powder flask, nipple key and cap tin. Good condition.