W.H. HAMILTON, Engraved 1875 – 1890. 12 GA SxS Belgium SHOTGUN
This is a sale of a W.H. HAMILTON, MADE FROM 1875 – 1890. 12 Gauge DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN WITH EXTERNAL RABBIT EAR HAMMERS.
It has 30-inch twist Belgium barrels that have mirror finishes inside while the outside are free from pitting. Double triggers. Hammers function well but the right hammer has an old brass repair. Checkered grip and forearm. The stock is worn, but there are no major cracks in the wood. Buttplate is attached. The Belgium marks for Black Power are stamped on the underneath of the barrels as seen in the photos.. The action locks up tight on face and the face shows limited use. It may have a broken or weak firing pin spring in the right barrel. The LOP is 14 ¼”. There is very intricate scroll work on metal as seen in the photos. W.H. Hamilton - Importer located in New York City, c.1875-85. These Imported guns were manufactured by Torrison & Son, Liege, Belgium. No FFL license is required. Cost of shipping and insurance is $24.00.
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