OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.
WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN
This early center fire hammergun was manufactured c. 1869. With browned Damascus barrels with concave rib signed “E.M. REILLY & CO. NEW OXFORD STREET.LONDON.” and engraved with a spray of scrollwork at the breech end. Casehardened action with serpentine fences and underlever with looped finial, and casehardened non-rebounding bar sidelocks each signed “E.M. REILLY & CO.” and with hare’s ear hammer. With fine classic English border and scroll engraving throughout. Figured walnut stock with checkered grip and forearm and checkered dark horn buttplate. London black powder proof marks. 14 1/2" LOP. Provenance: The Malcolm King Collection
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