A 14-Bore D.B. Percussion Sporting Gun
Lot 260
A 14-Bore D.B. Percussion Sporting Gun
Sold for £600 (US$ 1,003) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 14-Bore D.B. Percussion Sporting Gun
By J. Goodby, No. 102, Circa 1870
With recoloured sighted barrels engraved 'Deakin & Johnson Patent Solid Steel Homogeneous Barrels' (worn, some pitting) along the rib at the breeches, breeches engraved with foliate scrollwork between and each with a platinum plug, foliate scroll engraved tang with swept fences, signed border engraved flat locks decorated with scrolling foliage, rounded dolphin hammers en suite, figured half-stock with chequered grip and fore-end (chipped along each side), foliate scroll engraved iron mounts (rust patinated) comprising butt-plate and trigger-guard, trigger-plate with pineapple finial, silver escutcheon engraved with owner's initials 'RSD' in gothic letters, and original brass-mounted ramrod, Birmingham proof marks
75 cm. barrels

Footnotes

  • Deakin & Johnson are recorded at 48 Pall Mall between 1868 and 1870. The barrels incorporate W. Deakin and J.B. Johnson's British Patent No. 647 of 3 March 1866

    J. Goodby appears to be unrecorded
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