6/8/2022 – Frontier Firearms from the Lifetime Collection of Larry Ness

Arms, Armor & Militaria | Lot 172

  • June 8, 2022
  • 10:06 AM EDT
  • Cincinnati


Relic Condition Double Barrel Percussion Shotgun

10 Gauge. 34″ barrels. NS: NSN. Heavily oxidized metal, smooth hardwood stock. No markings, proofs under barrel illegible. Near relic condition, forend broken, wedge key missing and replaced with an old piece of wood. Double hammers and triggers. A hard used, possibly barn found mid-to-late 19th century percussion double likely of Belgian or possibly British origin. Mr. Ness’ tag notes that the barrels are loaded, thus this item cannot be shipped and can only be picked up in person.

  • Price Realized
  • $210


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