W. R. Pape, Newcastle on Tyne. Superb 12ga. side lock hammer gun made in 1870 - SOLD

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W. R. Pape, Newcastle on Tyne. Superb 12ga. side lock hammer gun made in 1870. Weight: 8 lbs.  LOP 14”.  Superb 30” damascus barrels with 2 ½” chambers have fine bores (.729”/.729”), choked cyl./cyl., and wall thickness .034”/.038”.  Thumb lever opening system action incorporating several interesting patents of this talented and innovative maker. Beautifully figured original pistol-grip stock with steel heel and toe clips. Double triggers. Overall peerless quality and retaining most of the original finish throughout showing little evidence of use. Tight, mechanically perfect, and a very rare gun in this condition.

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