Description

    Nichols & Lefever Hammer Gun.
    Serial no. 5528, 10 gauge, 32 ΒΌ-inch Damascus barrels with concave rib marked: SYRACUSE, NY. Breech with: NICHOLS & LEFEVER. Fine engraving on breech, lock, hammers and screws. Figured walnut stock with checkered pistol grip and engraved grip cap. Part steel, part hardwood buttplate. Daniel Myron Lefever was in partnership with John Nichols in Syracuse, New York from 1876 until 1878. They made fine grade, Damascus breech-loading double-barrel shotguns. By 1880 Lefever was in business for himself. In that year he patented the hammerless shotgun. This example is a rare gun.

    Condition: Good to very good. Metal mostly a smooth gray patina with scattered spotting. Action functions. Dark bores. Stock is very good with moderate to heavy wear and light soiling. Checkering with heavy flattening.



    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Bats, Clubs, Sticks, Swords, Rifles, etc. (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    14th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 635

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 August 18 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,738,582