S. GRANT 16-BORE PURDEY 1863 (SECOND PATTERN) THUMBHOLE-UNDERLEVER HAMMERGUN, serial no. 2713, 27in. black powder only bold damascus barrels (pitted, left wall at 19), sunken rib engraved 'S. GRANT. 67A. ST. JAMES'S STREET. LONDON.', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. choke in both, possible conversion from pinfire, carved serpentine fences, non-rebounding back-action locks with bolted hammers of hare's-ear form (one replaced), Purdey patent thumbhole underlever, patent no. 1104 of 1863 (second pattern), use number 293, fine acanthus scroll engraving, retaining very slight traces of original colour-hardening, 14 1/2in. pistolgrip stock with engraved steel pistolgrip-cap and steel buttplate, insert repair at toe and plug (from removed sling eye), weight 5lb. 8oz.
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S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act