Lot 108: caplock S/S shotgun Matthias Nowotny - Vienna, 12 bore, #3, § unresticted
Classic Auction for hunting guns and rifles, accessories, hunting related collectible items and hunting art
November 3, 2016
Wien, Wien, AustriaLive Auction
Description: 72 cm long barrels of different twisted Damascus, brushed bright, flat top rib with gold inlaid maker's name and number "3", back-action locks with flat hammers, foliate scroll surrounded engravings of dogs, relief carved dog on tang, English style trigger guard with wooden finger rest, bright walnut stock with Monte Carlo cheekpiece, steel buttplate engraved with a falcon, silver escutcheon inlaid into the fore-end wood depicting the coat of arms of the counts of Stadion, original walnut ramrod with brass tip, 2,9 kg, year of manufacture 1847, due to minimal rust damage condition II-III.