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early ADAMS & CO. London Double Barrel Shotgun 12 ga. Exposed Hammers ORIGINAL CASE

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We are offering for sale an antique ADAMS & CO. double barrel percussion shotgun chambered in 12 guage. Adams & Co was an English gun maker from 1870 to 1899 and located in London from 1870 to 1880 at 9 Finsbury Place South E.C. This shotgun comes in its original box with original “Adams & Co.” label. CASE COLORING STILL PRESENT!

Unique Bottom Break Stlye!

30” double Damascus barrels are very good with bright, clean bores. There is a small imperfection about halfway down the right barrel that just barely shows through to the bore. Top rib is marked “Adams & Co. 9 Finsbury Place South London”. Some nice engravings on breach of barrel. The receiver and sideplates are very nice with a beautiful grey patina. All metal parts are heavily engraved. Right hammer has been professionally repaired. This gun is in functioning condition. Beautifully engraved and unique lever is located under the trigger guard. Furniture is very good with some signs of handling wear. No major cracks or breaks.

Original case is in fair condition and shows moderate to heavy wear. The fact that it exists is truly amazing. Case is full of antique accessories including a B.G.I. Co. wooden cleaning rod, (2) rod attachments, (2) Bayliss & Son. Wrenches, (2) Bridgeport powder measures and oil can and a homemade tool.



Make: Adams & Co.

Model: Double Barrel Exposed Hammer Shotgun

Gauge: 12 gauge

SN#: 10689

Action Type: Single Shot

Barrel Length / Condition: 30”; Very Good with bright, clean bores

Ribbing (Y/N): Yes

Receiver Condition (ie. Bluing, Engraving, etc.): Very Good with light surface wear; heavily engraved

Stock Condition (ie.Checkering, Wear, etc.): Very good with handling wear

Fore-end Condition (ie. Checkering, Wear, etc.): Very Good

Kind of Sights (ie. Front, Rear): front bead

Recoil Pad: Engraved Metal buttplate

LOP: 14 ¾” from front trigger

Drop in Heel: 1 7/8"

Drop in Comb: 1 1/2"


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Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: 12 Gauge
Location: MA

Trades Accepted: Sorry, no trades, no layaway

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Item #: 911781214
Stock No.: ANTIQUE
Seller Since: Oct. 2012
Seller Level: Gold Seller +
This seller is an FFL
City: west boylston
State: MA

Shipping: $45.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard
Returns: 3 Days

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