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John Moore Of Cholsey (Berkshire). English 17 Bore Double Barrel Muzzle Loading Percussion Hammer Shotgun By John M 17 bore Muzzleloader
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John Moore Of Cholsey (Berkshire). English 17 Bore Double Barrel Muzzle Loading Percussion Hammer Shotgun By John M 17 bore Muzzleloader

ShotgunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 845

QUALITY, 1846-1878 Victorian English 17 Bore Double Barrel Muzzle Loading Percussion Hammer Shotgun By John Moore Of Cholsey (Berkshire). Sn 12662 - 12662

The English Gunsmith John Moore is recorded as having premises at Cholsey, Wallingford, Berkshire between 1846 & 1878 (see page 290 of British Gunmakers Volume 2 by Brown). This is a quality made Victorian double barrel percussion shotgun by Moore. It has 31” brown wash steel barrels and measures 47 ½” overall. The 17 Bore barrels set side by side have a central flat top barrel rib. The smooth bores are in superb clean condition, It has its original walnut stock which has just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age and use. Its steel butt plate tang, trigger guard with extended tang & hammer have light foliate engraved decoration. The fore stock has silver mounts. The wrist is inlaid with void silver escutcheon. The barrels have platinum inserts at the breech together with 3 gold bands. The barrel rib has the maker’s name ‘Moore Cholsey’ highlighted in gold. Both side plates have foliate decoration with the makers name ‘Moore’ on both sides. The shotgun is fitted with bead foresight and has its original wood ramrod with brass end caps. The weapon cocks & dry fires as it should. Price includes UK delivery. NB. As an antique percussion shotgun no licence is required to own this weapon in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 12662
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CategoryShotguns
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Price£ 845
Sale typeTrade
MakeJohn Moore Of Cholsey (Berkshire).
Calibre17 bore
ModelEnglish 17 Bore Double Barrel Muzzle Loading Percussion Hammer Shotgun By John M
Manufactured Year1846-1878
MechanismPercussion
CertificateNo Licence
Barrel length31 inches
Overall length47 1/2"
Your reference12662
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item

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