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    Rare 11 Bore Percussion Double Barrel Shotgun Made and Engraved by C. Helfricht. No Visible Number. 11 bore. 28 ½ inch Damascus barrel with smooth flat rib marked C. Helfricht Hartford CT. Two Damascus loading rod pipes. Bar action locks. Percussion fences. Locks, hammers, tang, triggerguard, triggerplate, buttplate tang and finial engraved with an open vine and foliate design. Game scenes with gold inlays of animals: Left lock : fox, right lock: hare, triggerguard: wistful pointer. Sculpted spear pointed finial and triggerplate. Nickel silver wedge bolsters. One piece checkered straight grip stock of highly figured English walnut. Steel buttplate. Rosewood loading rod with brass hardware. Enlarged brass tip with ivory center. 14 page document on C. Helfricht by R. L Wilson.
    Data: Bores: 0.760 /0.760 inches.
    Condition: Fine. Minor handling wear. Stock with scattered light scratches and dents.

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    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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