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Fine Modern & Antique Arms - November 2022

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Sale A1122 Lot 798

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A 14-BORE 1864 PATENT SINGLE-BITE SNAP-ACTION TOPLEVER BAR-IN-WOOD HAMMERGUN BY WESTLEY RICHARDS, serial no. 11458,
for 1867 and converted from pinfire, 26 3/4in. black powder damascus barrels (shortened), the rib engraved 'PATENT. WESTLEY RICHARDS. 170 NEW BOND ST. LONDON.', the breech-end with acanthus scroll engraving and pinfire aperture plugs (one missing), incorporating Westley Richards improved single-bite toplever snap-action, patent no. 2623 of 22nd October 1864 (use number illegible), carved serpentine pinfire fences converted for centre-fire, non-rebounding bar-action locks with hammers of pinfire form, removable striker bars, bar-in-wood, the fore-end meeting at the knuckle in a crab-joint, border and acanthus scroll engraving with some beaded bordering, retaining some colour-hardening and finish, missing grip safety, 14 1/8in. stock including steel buttplate, fore-end with crosspin release and carved horn finial, weight 6lb. 4oz., in a canvas case with some 14-bore reloading tools and a 14-bore Hawksley cartridge extractor



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Estimate £700-900

Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the 1968 Firearms Act, to be held as a curiosity or ornament




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