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20CT-2 WILLIAM SMITH 12 BORE

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles Start Price:600.00 USD Estimated At:2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD
20CT-2 WILLIAM SMITH 12 BORE
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Winning Bid Undisclosed+ applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 May 17 @ 14:12UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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William Smith Birmingham S x S 12 bore hammer double rifle, Serial #NSNV. The rifle is in fine overall condition with 26” steel barrels with a full-length hand filed rib and three-leaf folding rear sights. The barrels are a dark brown patina with light surface erosion. The receiver is tight on face with a Jones Under lever action, rebounding external hammers and extractors. The receiver has gone to silver/grey with 90%coverage in fine scroll engraving, long tang and engraved screw heads. The finely checkered English Walnut stock is massive, features a pancake cheek piece and ends with a smooth steel butt plate providing a 14 ½”LOP. The bores are fully rifled with strong bores with light pitting in places. William Smith of 110 Lancaster, Birmingham, England was in business from 1846-1890. An outstanding example of a 19th century working gun showing the fine work Birmingham gunsmiths were known for creating. Est.: $2,000-$4,000. (Antique).