GUNS BELONGING TO ROYALTY AND NOBILITY TO FEATURE IN GAVIN GARDINERS AUCTION OF SPORTING GUNS

. November 17, 2015

Guns made for Royalty and Nobility will be offered in Gavin Gardiner Ltd’s sale of Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns & Rifles which takes place on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Sotheby’s New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA.

Just in time for the Boxing Day shoot, the auction of more than 300 lots of vintage sporting guns, rifles and shooting accessories, is the only sale of Sporting Guns to be held in the heart of London’s Mayfair and will have a strong section of 12-bore Sporting Guns by England and Scotland’s finest makers such as Purdey, Holland & Holland and Boss & Co.

Among 65 lots from the John Bunney Collection is a rare 15-Bore double ignition flintlock sporting gun by Ezekiel Baker built for His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, the Prince Regent which is estimated at £10,000-15,000. Engraved “Gunmaker to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales”, it is also inlaid with gold Prince of Wales feathers above a presentation inscription “Gift to My Friend Bob”.

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