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Lot 511: WESTLEY RICHARDS, LONDON & BIRMINGHAM A 16-BORE PERCUSSION DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, serial no. 1082,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
WESTLEY RICHARDS, LONDON & BIRMINGHAM
A 16-BORE PERCUSSION DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, serial no. 1082,
for 1843-44, with 29 1/2in. browned barrels broad top-rib with bead fore-sight (make and address details erased), engraved rib-end and top-tang, moulded fences and platinum plugs, borderline and acanthus scroll engraved bar-action locks signed ''WESTLEY RICHARDS'' (brushed bright, detail rubbed), engraved slab-sided hammers (right repaired or replaced), walnut half-stock chequered at the wrist (some cracks around left hand lock), iron furniture and replacement ramrod, worn throughout