J. PURDEY & SONS
A 12-BORE BAR-IN-WOOD TOPLEVER HAMMERGUN, serial no. 10864,
30in. nitro sleeved steel to damascus barrels (in 2012), 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. full choke in both, carved percussion fences, rebounding sidelocks with dolphin hammers, best bouquet and scroll engraving, brushed bright finish overall, 14 1/4in. highly-figured replacement stock and matching fore-end wood, weight 7lb. 2oz.
Provenance: We are kindly informed by the makers that this shotgun was completed December 1880 for H.W. Fugwell, Esq.