A 10-bore single-barrelled hammer wild-fowling gun by George Burns

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Lot 112S58
A 10-bore single-barrelled hammer wild-fowling gun by George Burns

£ 500 - 700
US$ 630 - 890
A 10-bore single-barrelled hammer wild-fowling gun by George Burns
No serial number visible
Toplever, rebounding sidelock, percussion-fence, the action-body engraving depicting game-dogs and pheasants in natural settings, spur trigger-guard, the well-figured stock (cracked under top-tang with comb insert) with steel heel-and-toe plates, horn-capped forend, the damascus barrel engraved George Burns Maker, 31 Loveday Street, St. Mary's Square, Birmingham
Weight 7lb. 13oz., 13¼in. stock, 32in. barrel, approx. cyl., 3¼in. chamber, London nitro proof

Footnotes

  • George Burns is recorded at 31 Loveday Street from 1874 - 1904 before expanding in 1905
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A 10-bore single-barrelled hammer wild-fowling gun by George Burns
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S58 Section 58 obsolete calibre

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