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Lot 932: WHITE & THOMPSON, BIRMINGHAM A GOOD CASED 12-BORE PINFIRE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, no visible serial number

Fine Modern & Antique Guns - December 2016

by Holt's Auctioneers

December 8, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • WHITE & THOMPSON, BIRMINGHAM A GOOD CASED 12-BORE PINFIRE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, no visible serial number
  • WHITE & THOMPSON, BIRMINGHAM A GOOD CASED 12-BORE PINFIRE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, no visible serial number
  • WHITE & THOMPSON, BIRMINGHAM A GOOD CASED 12-BORE PINFIRE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, no visible serial number
  • WHITE & THOMPSON, BIRMINGHAM A GOOD CASED 12-BORE PINFIRE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, no visible serial number
  • WHITE & THOMPSON, BIRMINGHAM A GOOD CASED 12-BORE PINFIRE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, no visible serial number
   
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Description: WHITE & THOMPSON, BIRMINGHAM
A GOOD CASED 12-BORE PINFIRE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SPORTING-GUN, no visible serial number
circa 1880, with expertly re-browned fine damascus 30in. barrels, the top-rib signed ''WHITE & THOMPSON, MAKERS, bead fore-sight, starbursts engraved around the pin apertures and scroll engraving to the rib-end, expertly re-coloured border and scroll engraved bar-action locks and action, the locks with further engraving of gamebirds, scroll engraved dolphin headed hammers, fully scroll engraved top-tang, re-finished walnut butt-stock chequered at the wrist, iron heel-plate with tear-drop top-extension, scroll engraved swing under-lever, chequered walnut splinter fore-end with horn tip and cross key fastening; TOGETHER WITH its original leather covered oak storage case, compartmented and lined in blue baize with numerous accessory compartments, most now vacant but including a three piece ebony cleaning rod and a number of small accoutrements

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