Lot 156: Unmarked SxS Black Powder Shotgun - 12 Ga.
December 4, 2016
Harrisburg, PA, USALive Auction
Description: SERIAL #: None DESIGN: Hammer operated black powder SxS. 33" barrels. Double triggers. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Steel barrels with solid rib. Checkered wood half stock. FEATURES: Brass bead front sight. Side plates, hammers, and top tang are engraved with modest motifs. Metal butt pad with extended top tang, brass trigger guard, and forearm cap are also engraved in similar fashion. Border engraving at rear of barrels. Small brass medallion on top of wrist of butt stock. Wood ramrod with curled metal tip for patches. Length of pull is 13-5/8" to the rear trigger. 14-1/2" to the front trigger. CONDITION: Good. The finish on the barrels has developed a dark brown patina. Areas of embedded pitting on the barrels. Moderate wear to the stock with wear to the checkering. Longitudinal cracks on forearm, near trigger guard, side plates, along the grain lines on the butt stock. Some wood missing from the butt plate between the top tang and right side plate. Ramrod is good. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 1517/NRR ESTIMATE: $100 - $200