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J. Lang Double-Barrel 6-Bore Percussion Shotgun

6-bore, 32" barrels secured by a single key, 2601. Browned and case hardened finish, blued triggerguard and buttplate, checkered straight grip figured walnut stock and checkered forend. Barrel rib marked: J LANG 22 COCKSPUR STREET LONDON. Sidelocks marked J LANG and engraved with game scenes and tight foliate scrolls. Engraved hammers, iron mounts engraved en-suite. Triggerguard and entry pipe with engraved pineapple motif finials. London commercial proof marks under barrel, along with 6-bore gauge mark. Platinum blow-outs in breeches. Two iron thimbles and the entry pipe retain a rosewood rammer with brass tip and removable brass jag at end revealing a ball screw. A lovely high grade large bore gun by a superb London maker who worked at the above address in the Charring Cross section of London ca 1853-1874.

Condition:

Fine. Retains much of the browned finish and Damascus patterning on the barrels, all marks and engraving remain crisp and clear. Mechanically functional, fine, bright bores. Stock with light handling marks and crisp checkering. A wonderful large London made bore percussion double.

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,700
09/12/2018

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