THOMAS HORSLEY & SON
A 12-BORE 1863 'NO.2 PATENT' PULL-BACK TOPLEVER SNAP-ACTION BAR-IN-WOOD HAMMERGUN, serial no. 2074,
circa 1872, 30in. black powder damascus barrels (pitted, left wall below recommended minimum), rib engraved 'THOMAS HORSLEY & SON MAKERS. YORK. PATENT 2410 & 1138', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. in both, Parson's patent chopperlump barrels, use number 1917, Horsley patent action incorporating barrel bolting patent No. 2410 of 1st October 1863 and retracting striker patent No. 1138 of 17th April 1867, carved teardrop fences, rebounding sidelocks with carved hammers, the breasts of the hammers with spurs operating striker retracting cams, fine border and acanthus scroll engraving, the hammers engraved en-suite, permanently attached fore-end, 14in. figured stock with steel buttplate, weight 7lb. 1oz.
Provenance: The vendor informs us that this gun was completed in 1872 and sold to a T. Waterhouse
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S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act