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Type popular with Civil War cavalry,*
1860s production features "Dougall's Lock Fast Patent" - legend engraved four times on gun; on barrel rib, (even before company name & address! ), on each of side plates, and on underside of reciever.
Includes two ( 2 ) DUMMY PINFIRE 12 ga. ROUNDS - one red, one green. Paper hulls ( empty ) w low brass bases.
'Pins' somewhat bent - straighten at own risk !
Side lever opening. Barrels shortened to 19". Barrel bluing turning to brown patina. Reciever bluing still relatively intact.
Solid wood. Steel buttplate. Forend tip inlay missing.
Buttstock has small presentation oval of nickel siver inlaid on bottom below tang. Faint script inscription.
Appears to be in good shape mechanically - hammers, triggers, action all working as intended.
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* ( See account of shotgun use by Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrests' troopers meeting Union forces at Fallen Timbers, in the aftermath of Shiloh, in "The CIVIL WAR, Vol.I " by noted historian Shelby Foote).
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