A fine cased 14 bore single barrel sporting gun with left-handed lock by R Watmough 13 Blackfriars Street, Manchester, so marked on the barrel and lefthanded lock; 31 inch twist barrel and Birmingham proofs. Contained within its green baize lined original mahogany case with makers trade label and a number of accessories. Condition: The metal work on the gun retains most of its original fire blue and case hardening finish. The stock has its original lacquer to it and the checkering is undamaged and original. The case hardened lock plate is game scene engraved, crisp and unworn. There is a further dog and game scene to the blued trigger guard bow. The gun is half stocked. Condition: Most finishes are present, the barrel has its original browned finish to the twist but has some rust staining and marking in places, but it has not been refinished. The original case accessories are in good condition throughout. The gun still has its original brass and ebony wooden ramrod.
Category: Antique in UK and abroad
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George Yannaghas, the Principal of Arian Trading, has been collecting and dealing in Fine Arms both Antiques, Classic Collectors long arms and pistols, game guns and their accessories for over half a century. Arian Trading continues to operate in the field of Fine Antiques Arms and Armour, Classic Pistols and Revolvers, Vintage and Collectors Rifles and Game Guns. We try to find items that collectors treasure which are of a high standard of quality, rarity and desirability, something which is becoming increasingly hard as good supplies come less to the market. We are always interested in obtaining as well as selling fine things. We can be contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01844 278139 to discuss any transaction or interest.