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C1854-1878 English, Gasquoine & Dyson, Market Place, Manchester No. 1057, Double Damascus Barrels 15 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Shotgun None Muzzleloader
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Cheshire, North WestPublished 11 Months ago
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CategoryShotguns
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
MakeC1854-1878 English, Gasquoine & Dyson, Market Place, Manchester No. 1057,
CalibreNone
ModelDouble Damascus Barrels 15 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Shotgun
Antiqueyes
Your reference18766
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

C1854-1878 English, Gasquoine & Dyson, Market Place, Manchester No. 1057, Double Damascus Barrels 15 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Shotgun. Sn 18766 - 18766

The English Gunsmiths Gasquoine & Dyson are recorded at 1 Blue Boar Court, Manchester 1846-52 & 26 Market Place, Manchester circa 1854-78 (see page 224 of Brown’s book British Gunmakers Vol 2). This is an excellent double barrel shotgun made by Gasquoine & Dyson at their market Place premises. It has all original Walnut furniture with well figured stock. The top of the wrist has a silver shield escutcheon. The shotgun with double 30”, Damascus steel barrels, has double hammers & triggers. It measures 46 ½” overall. The barrel is without its bead fore sighthas a small brass bead fore sight. The action, hammers and trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial have quality foliate engraved decoration. Both action plates are signed Gasquoine & Dyson and the top barrel rib with their names & Market Place Manchester address together with No. 1057. The cocking & firing actions of the weapon work crisply. The barrels smooth bores have just light staining consistent with age & use. The shotgun has its original ebonised wood ram rod with brass end cap. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique muzzle loading percussion shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 18766

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