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    LEFAURE A PARIS French Nobleman’s LEFAURE A PARIS Double Barrel 20 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussio 20 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader
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    LEFAURE A PARIS French Nobleman’s LEFAURE A PARIS Double Barrel 20 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussio 20 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader

    ShotgunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,495

    C1850, French Nobleman’s LEFAURE A PARIS Double Barrel 20 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Shotgun With Inlaid Gold Decoration. Sn 17930 - 17930

    The French gunsmith LeFaure was active from the late 18th century until the 1830s and trained under Nicolas-Noël Boutet: gunmaker for King Louis XVI and Napoleon Bonaparte and the artistic director of the armoury at Versailles. He is widely considered by many to be the most talented gunmaker in French history and heavily influenced many other gunmakers throughout the 19th century. LeFaure & his sons made quality Shotguns & pistols and had several patents of their own. This is an excellent double barrel shotgun made by LeFaure. It has excellent all original Walnut furniture with chequered panels at the wrist and fore stock. The top of the wrist has a gold escutcheon with engraved stylised Wolf’s head. The shotgun with double 28”, steel barrels, has double hammers & triggers. The barrel’s bore have been lightly used and are clean. It measures 45” overall. The barrel has a small post fore sight sat on traces of gold plated decoration and centre rib signed by the maker ‘LEFAURE A PARIS within panel and foliate decoration all inlaid in gold which is repeated on both sides of the action. The barrels have gold inlaid lines at the breech and inlaid silver breech roundels. The action, hammers and trigger guard with extended tang and Pineapple finial have quality foliate engraved decoration. The cocking & firing actions of the weapon work as they should. The shotgun has its original wood ram rod with brass end cap. The price for this quality piece 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 17930
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    CategoryShotguns
    SubcategoryMuzzleloader
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 1,495
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeLEFAURE A PARIS
    Calibre20 Bore/gauge
    ModelFrench Nobleman’s LEFAURE A PARIS Double Barrel 20 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussio
    Manufactured Yearc.1850
    CertificateNo Licence
    Your reference17930
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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