An English percussion fowling gun
Lot 3359ANTIQUE
An English percussion fowling gun
Sold for US$ 175 inc. premium
Lot Details
An English percussion fowling gun
2nd quarter 19th century
The 23 1/2 inch three-stage barrel in 16 gauge, the underside with Birmingham proofs. Engraved patent breech. Engraved tang. Scroll and border-engraved sidelock signed Holmes. Engraved steel triggerguard and buttplate. Walnut half-stock with silver fore-end cap and wedge escutcheons. Brass-tipped ramrod.
Condition: Good to very good. Barrel with smooth grey metal showing slight traces of brown twist finish. Lock with sharp engraving. Stock with scattered light marks, right front of fore-end with long sliver missing, top of wrist has been reduced.

Footnotes

  • Note: Probably Daniel Holmes, Birmingham, 1834-49.
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