By Barnaby Dracup
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Patrick Keen Guns will be displaying a selection of fine classic shotguns at Blenheim Palace during the Coys Classic Car Auction on 14 July.
Classic shotguns at Belheim Palace.
Among the exhibits are a magnificent pair of 20-bore Luciano Bosis sidelocks, beautifully engraved by the master engraver Pasotti, and a 12-bore Desenzani engraved with duck and snipe.
Patrick Keen and Coys held their first gun auction in 1990 when they achieved a record price for a Boss over-under 20-bore shotgun which sold for £35,000.
Recent notable sales include a pair of McKay Brown 16-bore shotguns which fetched £32,000 and a stunning Daniel Fraser double-rifle which sold for £45,000.
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