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Fine Modern & Antique Arms - July 2022

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Sale A0722 Lot 591


A CASED 12-BORE /.451 WHITWORTH PERCUSSION CAPE-GUN, no visible serial number,
circa 1855, with re-browned 31in. damascus barrels, matted top-rib signed near breech 'I. HOLLIS & SONS, LONDON' (refreshed), dove-tailed blade fore-sight, express rear-sight with four folding leaves, colour-hardened scroll engraved breech-block (colour renewed), long scroll engraved top-tang, border and scroll engraved bar-action locks signed 'I HOLLIS & SONS', carved and scroll engraved hammers, chequered walnut half-stock, iron furniture, white metal oval escutcheon to the underside of butt, the whole refinished throughout, together with a stained oak storage case compartmented and re-lined in green baize and including a number of accessories including a signed 'Whitworth' bullet mould with accessories and a matching leather-bodied powder and shot flask

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Estimate £2,000-3,000

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