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Lot 4337: Engraved Westley Richards Double Barrel Boxlock Shotgun

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Border Engraved Westley Richards Double Barrel Boxlock Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Border Engraved Westley Richards Double Barrel Boxlock Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Westley Richards
Model: Double Barrel Shotgun
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 33 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 609
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

With blued steel barrels marked “WESTLEY RICHARDS & Co. LONDON. MADE OF WHITWORTHS FLUID COMPRESSED STEEL” and with single extractor. Casehardened border engraved action signed “WESTLEY RICHARDS & Co.” on each side. Figured 14 1/4" semi-pistol grip stock with checkered dark horn buttplate, and checkered panels to the grip, behind the action and to the forearm. In brass cornered leather case lined in red baize, the lid with Westley Richards label and some accessories. Provenance: The Malcolm King Collection

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