AN UNUSUAL 120-BORE NEEDLE-FIRE SINGLE-SHOT TAP-ACTION GALLERY-RIFLE, UNSIGNED, MODEL '1835 DREYSE', serial no. 7760,
Continental circa 1850, with octagonal 19in. barrel, dove-tailed blade fore-sight, dove-tail for rear-sight (absent), large rotary tap with long lever mounted to the right hand side, push-button bolt release, the side of the action marked 'CAL O:,34', fruit-wood half-stock with chequered straight-hand wrist and raised angular cheek-piece and schnabel fore-end, traces only of finish
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Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the 1968 Firearms Act, to be held as a curiosity or ornament