Purdey Daw Underlever | £11,950
Built in 1870 for Sir Anthony Nathan de Rothschild, 1st Baronet (1810-1876) was a prominent member of the Rothschild banking family of England. Outside of finance, he was a dedicated collector of art and antiquities, philanthropist who also raised Thoroughbred racehorses at his Grosvenor Place stables.
This 16 bore with Purdey’s Daw underlever, commonly referred to an snap forward, and signature island lock hammergun with rebounding hammers is in exceptionally good condition with no pitting in the 30″ damascus barrels, it’s original 14 1/2″ stock. Complemented in its oak and leather case, this gun is a rare find with the perfect blend of condition and provenance.