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Lot 2428: Westley Richards Hand Detachable Drop Lock Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Engraved Westley Richards Hand Detachable Drop Lock Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Engraved Westley Richards Hand Detachable Drop Lock Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Westley Richards
Model: Double Barrel Shotgun
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 28 3/8 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 3346
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

NC - FINE- All original finish 90% - 94% or better, some dings in wood wear commensurable with percent of finish. In working order.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

2007 dated London reproof marks on the flats along with an older set of Birmingham proofs. Westley Richards London address and "WHITWORTH STEEL" marked on the barrels. Scalloped action with gold plated hand detachable drop locks and Westley Richards banners. Beautifully figured, checkered splinter forend along with a straight grip stock. With canvas bound takedown case with cleaning tools and two snap caps. 2 3/4" chambers with ejectors, chokes measured full/full, and 14 5/8" LOP. Provenance: The Malcolm King Collection

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