A Fine French 8-Bore D.B. Percussion Wildfowling Gun
Lot 191
A Fine French 8-Bore D.B. Percussion Wildfowling Gun
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 4,835) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Fine French 8-Bore D.B. Percussion Wildfowling Gun
By Devisme, 36 Boulevard Des Italiens A Paris, No. 1767, Dated AN 1860
With browned twist two-stage sighted barrels signed in full in script along the hollowed rib and each stamped beneath at the breech with maker's mark and respectively 'Canon De Paris' and 'Fait Par Devisme', case-hardened breeches engraved with foliage between, tang engraved with scrolling foliage and with swept fences, bright signed border engraved locks and hammers decorated en suite, highly figured half-stock with chequered grip and fore-end, the latter with threaded aperture for a hand-rest, iron mounts en suite with the locks and comprising butt-plate and serial numbered trigger-guard, the latter retaining some original blueing on the inside, trigger-plate with foliate engraved finial, rear ramrod-pipe en suite, shield-shaped white-metal escutcheon engraved with owner's monogram, split-rings for suspension, original brass-tipped ramrod with threaded iron worm, and retaining much original finish
79.5 cm. barrels
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