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Auction: Antique Arms, Armour and Collectors Firearms
was auctioned on: 22 June 2011
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A FINE CASED DOUBLE-BARRELLED PERCUSSION COMBINATION GUN

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Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000
ca. US$6,485 - US$8,106
Price realised:  £4,375
ca. US$7,093
Lot number 178, Views: 5

A FINE CASED DOUBLE-BARRELLED PERCUSSION COMBINATION GUN
SIGNED MORTIMER, LONDON, SECOND QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY
A FINE CASED DOUBLE-BARRELLED PERCUSSION COMBINATION GUN SIGNED MORTIMER, LONDON, SECOND QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY WITH BROWNED TWIST BARRELS, THAT ON THE RIGHT SMOOTH OF 14-BORE, THAT ON THE LEFT RIFLED OF 15-BORE, REAR-SIGHT OF THREE FOLDING LEAVES EACH RETAINING TRACES OF ORIGINAL BLUED FINISH, AND SIGNED 'MORTIMER, FLEET ST. LONDON' ON THE RIB TOWARDS THE BREECHES, CASE-HARDENED ENGRAVED PATENT BREECHES EACH WITH PLATINUM PLUG, SCROLL ENGRAVED TANG, CASE-HARDENED BORDER AND SCROLL ENGRAVED LOCKS EACH SIGNED 'MORTIMER', THE LEFT LOCK WITH DETENT, WELL FIGURED WALNUT HALF-STOCK WITH CHEQUERED GRIP, ENGRAVED IRON MOUNTS INCLUDING BLUED PISTOLGRIP TRIGGER-GUARD, SILVER ESCUTCHEON, AND ORIGINAL BRASS-MOUNTED RAMROD, LONDON PROOF MARKS, IN ORIGINAL BRASS-CORNERED FITTED MAHOGANY CASE LINED IN DARK BLUE VELVET WITH SOME ACCESSORIES INCLUDING A LEATHER-COVERED WHITE METAL MOUNTED DIXON RIFLE FLASK, THE LID WITH SHAPED BRASS ESCUTCHEON INCORPORATING THE CARRYING HANDLE 30¼IN. (76.8CM.) BARRELS

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Antique Arms, Armour and Collectors Firearms
Date of the auction: 22 Jun 2011
Address: Christie's
22 June 2011, London, South Kensington