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    .500 Express Leeson Hammer Black Powder Double Rifle. Serial no. 1537. .500 Express caliber. 27-inch steel barrels. Flat file cut rib with spear front sight and two folding leaves to 250 yds. Doll's head third fastener. Case-hardened action with Jones's underlever. Back action locks. Action and rebounding locks engraved with fine foliate scroll details. Top of action matted. Finely checkered pistolgrip stock of contrasting slightly figured walnut. Cheekpiece. Sling eyes. Vacant silver oval. Checkered steel buttplate. Finely checkered splinter fore-end with lever fore-end.
    Data: Pull: 14 1/4 inches. Weight: 9 pounds, 6 ounces.Condition: Fine. Barrels show 40-50% bluing with majority of losses at the breech area. Bores show light to heavy frosting with a few light pits. Action shows a gray patina. Stock shows numerous nicks and scratches. Buttplate shows a silver patina. Triggerguard shows 50-60% bluing.


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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
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