SAMUEL SMITH, LONDON
A GOOD 16-BORE FLINTLOCK SINGLE-SHOT SPORTING-RIFLE, serial no. 3441,
circa 1805, with heavy octagonal fine-twist damascus browned 24in. barrel signed on the top-flat in script 'S. SMITH & CO, PRINCES STREET, LONDON', dove-tailed bead fore-sight, dove-tailed standing-notch rear-sight with two additional folding leaves, border engraved squared patent breech-block, scroll engraved top-tang, border and acanthus scroll engraved slightly curved lock signed 'S. SMITH & CO, PRINCES ST. LONDON', small screw inset near top-edge of lock surrounded by the word 'PATENT' and '3208', fully engraved slab-sided hammer with sliding safe behind, moulded rainproof pan, border engraved roller frizzen signed 'S. SMITH 3208 PATENT', walnut half-stock with raised cheek-piece chequered at the wrist, iron furniture including heel-plate with engraved top-spur, flat-fronted trigger-guard bow with raised scrolled-grip tang and stylised pineapple finial, white-metal fore-end cap and brass-mounted ebony ramrod
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