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LOT 0293

GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 580 - 810
USD ($) 620 - 870

Sold for (Inc. bp): £572


DATED 1844 A.D.
35 1/2 in. (2.95 kg, 90 cm).

Produced with a 51cm (20") round smooth-bore .65" barrel bearing set of London proof marks fitted with percussion lock marked 'crown-over-V R' and 'TOWER 1844' with steel captive ramrod and wood full stock fitted with brass butt plate, trigger guard, ferrule and fore-end, the side sling bar a later replacement; action working well to half and full cock.

Acquired from M J Noble Ltd, 2015.
The Kusmirek Collection, UK.

Accompanied by a copy of invoice and information.

Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the Firearms Act, 1968, to be held as a curiosity or ornament. No license required but buyer must be over 18 years of age. Overseas bidders should note that, due to UK regulations governing export of all firearms, overseas buyers will need to make arrangements for shipping this lot out of the UK directly, by air freight, with a specialist company or agent.