A .300 (ROOK) SINGLE-BARRELLED TOPLEVER HAMMERLESS ROOK & RABBIT RIFLE BY WILLIAM EVANS, serial no. 15794,
circa 1928, 26in. cordite proofed barrel with faceted breech-end, engraved 'WILLIAM EVANS. 63. PALL MALL. ST JAMES'S. LONDON. 300 BORE.', ramp and dove-tailed bead fore-sight, standing notch rear sight with two folding leaf sights, marked for 50, 100 and 150 yards and with white-metal inlaid sight lines, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, removable striker disc, border and partial acanthus scroll engraving, retaining virtually full renewed colour-hardening and finish, 14 1/4in. figured pistolgrip stock with engraved and colour-hardened steel pistolgrip-cap, Hackett type snap-on splinter fore-end with horn finial, weight 5lb. 8oz.
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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