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    Cased William Sumner's Double Barrel Percussion Shotgun.
    Serial no. 2755 [receiver, lower tang, fore-end and barrels], 12 gauge, 30-inch barrels with fixed front bead sight. Damascus finish. Top of barrels marked: WM. SUMNER'S 48 OLD HALL ST. LIVERPOOL. Scroll engraved receiver, each side marked: WM. SUMNER'S. Scroll engraved hammers and lever. Checkered straight walnut stock and splinter fore-end. Barrels are proofed for smokeless powder in England. Round blank brass escutcheon to base of stock. Length of pull: 14 3/8-inches. Weight: 7 pounds. Contained in factory leather case with green felt lining. Sold along with cleaning tools.

    Provenance:
    Property of a Gentleman.

    Condition: Excellent. Overall showing light signs of handling wear and very fine patches of pitting. Very minor scuffs to wood. Action good. Bright bores. Noticeable wear and discoloring to leather case.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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