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Lot 382: Engraved Williams & Powel Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Engraved Williams & Powell 14 Bore (Pinfire) Double Barrel Rotary-Underlever Hammer Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Engraved Williams & Powell 14 Bore (Pinfire) Double Barrel Rotary-Underlever Hammer Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Williams & Powell
Model: SxS
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 14
Barrel: 29 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: brown/blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 293
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1865. With browned Damascus barrels with concave rib signed “WILLIAMS & POWELL. 25 SOUTH CASTLE ST. LIVERPOOL” and engraved with sunbursts around the pin apertures. Rounded action with back action locks each signed “WILLIAMS & POWELL” within ribbons. With fine classic English border and scroll engraving throughout, action and locks with traces of original faded casehardened finish. Well-figured walnut stock with checkered grip and forearm. London black powder proof marks. In relined and refitted oak lined brass cornered leather case, the lid with large Williams & Powell printed trade label, the exterior of the lid with circular brass plaque engraved “H.H. SMITH/HUYTON”. 14 3/16" LOP. Provenance: The Malcolm King Collection

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