PURDEY BEST QUALITY TWO BARREL SET WITH CASE ... 20 gauge ... 28" barrels choked IC/Mod ... 26" barrels choked CYL/IC ... 2 3/4" chambers ... LOP 14 3/4" ... drop @ comb 1 1/2" ... drop @ heel 2" ... weight 5 lbs 15 1/2 oz.
The barrels were made by Stephen Woods of Purdey and have matted ribs and raised platinum front sight beads. The receiver is fully covered with breathtaking Bulino style engraving performed by Purdey's master engraver 'Stephen Kelly'. His "S.J.K. signature is on the bottom of the receiver. The right side features three cock pheasants in flight. The left side shows a hunter flushing a covey of quail and the under side has a retriever and downed pheasant. Impeccably rendered floral designs surround all of these scenes.
The shotgun has a highly figured oil-finish English walnut stock with straight grip and forend. There is extra fine checkering on the butt, grip and forearm. The initials "FAD" are engraved on an inlaid gold oval on the stock.
This fine custom set comes complete with a russet leather luggage case with a maroon lining. The Purdey specification label and a gold presentation plaque "to Fred" and dated 'May 7, 1991', are attached to the inside of the lid. A complete set of accessories are in the case.
All in all, this is an excellent example of the best in English shotguns. Please examine the photos and call with any questions and also review our other listings for ... "only the best!"
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