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William Fisher Birmingham 12 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Single Barrel Wildfowling Shot Gun 12 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader
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£ 325

William Fisher Birmingham 12 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Single Barrel Wildfowling Shot Gun 12 Bore/gauge Muzzleloader

ShotgunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 325

1855-1858 William Fisher Birmingham 12 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Single Barrel Wildfowling Shot Gun. A 1071 - A 1071

This is a Victorian percussion wildfowling gun. It is 12 bore and has a 35 ¼” 2 stage, steel barrel. It measures 52” overall length. The smooth bore has residue & staining consistent with age & use. It has all original walnut furniture with chequered wrist .The stock has German silver mounts. The wood has knocks bumps and bruises consistent with age and use and there is an old small chip or crack in the wood at one of the wedge mounts that can be seen in image 3. The chip / crack is stable and secure. The action has engraved foliate decoration and faint maker’s signature which appears to be ‘W.Fisher’ (most likely William Fisher recorded as a gunmaker 1855-1858 at 6 Henry street Birmingham, see page 36 of English gunmakers By Bailey & Nie). It has a steel butt plate, Dolphin hammer & the barrel has a small bead foresight. The piece is complete with ebonised wood ramrod with brass end cap. The gun cocks and dry fires. The price for this wildfowling gun ideal for wall hanging includes UK delivery. NB As an antique muzzle loading percussion firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of collection or display. A 1071
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CategoryShotguns
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Price£ 325
Sale typeTrade
MakeWilliam Fisher Birmingham
Calibre12 Bore/gauge
Model12 Bore Muzzle Loading Percussion Single Barrel Wildfowling Shot Gun
Manufactured Year1855 to 1858
Antiqueyes
CertificateNo Licence
Your referenceA 1071
TriggerSingle Trigger
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item

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