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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    A 12-BORE DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMER GUN BY GEORGE SMITH, NO. 524

    Price Realised  

    A 12-BORE DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMER GUN BY GEORGE SMITH, NO. 524
    No. 2 of a pair, with fine scroll engraving, Jones patent rotary under-lever, rebounding hammers (left hand lock defective), percussion fences, figured stock with small wood extensions, the browned damascus barrels with game rib
    Weight 6lb. 6½oz., 14 1/8in. stock, 29 7/8in. barrels, chokes approx. ¼ and ½, 2½in. chambers, black powder proof
    In a leather "leg of mutton" case


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