WILLIAM EVANS (FROM PURDEYS) A 12-BORE BOXLOCK EJECTOR, NEW chopper lump by maker barrels nitro barrels, the rib engraved NEW BARRELS BY WILLIAM EVANS LTD . 67a St. ST JAMES’S. LONDON SW1′, treble-grip action, automatic safety with gold-inlaid ‘SAFE’ detail, removable striker discs, border and scroll engraving with No 1 in gold, retaining much original blue patina, well . figured stock with engraved skeleton heel plates, including blank escuthcheon, in a leather, ‘leg of mutton case’.
NOTE: Initials ‘A M’ embossed in rose “GOLD” engraved onto forend splint near bolstered original French walnut.