Lot 3468: 5 ANTIQUE PERCUSSION DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS.

Est: $900 - $1,300
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May 9, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, US
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Description: 1) MOORE PERCUSSION SXS SHOTGUN. Cal. approx. 10 Ga. NSN. 31 5/8" Bbls. Rail is marked "WILLIAM MOORE LONDON LAMINATED STEEL". Engraved hammers w/ locks marked "WILLIAM MOORE". Engraved trigger guard, bbl. tang, bbl. pin escutcheons & entry thimble. Iron buttplate & bbl. thimble. Wood ramrod. There is a sm. rnd. silver escutcheon at the base of the stock. Stock is checkered at wrist & forend. CONDITION: iron has a dark patina. Replaced ramrod. Front bbl. thimble is missing. Right bbl. pin escutcheon is 80% intact. Stock shows light to moderate wear throughout w/ a tight crack between the back of the lock & the bbl. tang. Locks hold both full & half cock. Poor bores. (01-14517/BF). 2) PARKER FIELD & SON PERCUSSION SXS SHOTGUN. Cal. approx. 14 Ga. NSN. 29 1/2" Faux damascus bbls. Engraved lockplate marked "PARKER FIELD & SONS". Right hammer plain, left hammer engraved. Brass trigger guard, buttplate & entry thimble. There is a sm. oval silver escutcheon plate at the base of the stock near the toe. Iron bbl. thimble escutcheons & bbl. thimbles. Wood ramrod. Stock is checkered at the wrist. CONDITION: iron has an overall dark patina. Brass has a mellow patina. Right hammer replaced. Right nipple broken. Right bbl. pin escutcheon missing. Stock shows moderate wear overall. Both locks hold full & half cock. Poor bores. (01-14519/BF). 3) HAST PERCUSSION SXS SHOTGUN. Cal. approx. 12 Ga. NSN. 29 1/4" Bbls. Rail is marked "P. HAST COLCHESTER". Engraved hammers w/ locks marked "P HAST". Engraved trigger guard, buttplate, bbl. tang, bbl. pin escutcheons & entry thimble. There is a sm. rnd. silver escutcheon plate at the base of the stock near the toe. Iron bbl. thimbles. Wood ramrod. Stock is checkered at the wrist & forend. CONDITION: bbl. has a light gray finish & shows evidence of cleaning as do other iron parts. Right bbl. is slightly misshaped at the muzzle. Stock shows moderate wear overall. Ramrod is a modern replacement. Both locks hold full & half cock. Fair bores. (01-14522/BF). 4) PERKINS PERCUSSION SXS SHOTGUN. Cal. approx. 14 Ga. NSN. 31" Bbls. Top of engraved rail marked "LONDON FINE TWIST.". Rail & bbl. have silver wire inlay. Engraved locks marked "PERKINS" w/ engraved right hammer, buttplate & entry thimble. The trigger guard is engraved & has a central oval disk at the base of the trigger loop w/ silver inlay depicting a man shooting a bird. Beautiful silver eagle fully engraved patchbox w/ engraved iron door depicting a retriever w/ bird in mouth. There is a sm. silver escutcheon at the base of the stock near the toe & silver bbl. pin escutcheons. Iron bbl. thimbles. Pewter tipped wooden ramrod. Stock is checkered at the wrist. CONDITION: iron has a dark patina. Nipples have been replaced. Left hammer missing. Rear of trigger guard broken & missing. Extreme tip of buttplate missing. Ramrod replaced. Stock shows significant wear & is badly broken at the wrist. Existing lock holds full & half cock. Poor bores. (01-14526/BF). 5) HOWARD PERCUSSION SXS SHOTGUN. Cal. approx. 10 Ga. NSN. 29 1/2" Bbls. Rail is marked "C HOWARD & CO BOND ST LONDON.". Engraved locks, hammers, trigger guard, buttplate, entry thimble & bbl. pin escutcheons. There is a sm. German silver hinged box at the base of the butt likely used for holding caps. Iron bbl. thimbles. Wooden ramrod. Stock is checkered at the wrist & forend. CONDITION: iron has a cleaned, mottled dark patina. Nipples are replaced. Ramrod is a modern replacement. Stock shows severe wear w/ scattered cracks. Locks hold both full & half cock. Fair bores. (01-14527/BF). ALL ANTIQUE. $900-1300 for lot.
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* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
* We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
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