Friday, October 20, 2023


Cal. 40. NSN. Bbl. 14" octagon. Top flat is engraved "Davis Rowe". Double dovetail mounted blade front sight w/ fixed U notch rear sight. Lightly engraved lock is marked "London / Warranted". Double set trigger. Pin fastened round butt stock of fancy curly maple. Iron trigger guard w/ oval brass medallion of the sun. Butt cap has a round German silver inlay w/ daisy engraving. Moon shaped inlays are found behind the lock & side plate areas. German silver pin & screw escutcheons. Iron nose cap. Hardwood ramrod is held by iron thimble & one pipe. Ramrod channel has a molded border. Integral top tang & backstrap w/ provisions for shoulder stock attachment is bordered by beaded pattern stock carving. Detachable shoulder stock of matching fancy curly maple. Other iron fittings include crescent steel buttplate, toe plate & attachment plate w/ long tang reaching over the comb to the buttplate. 2 compartment plain iron patchbox. Small German silver half circle inlays are found along the buttplate w/ 3 along the left side & 2 on the right side. Toeline of stock has a molded border. Incise & beaded carvings are found along the buttplate. 

WEIGHT w/ stock: 4 lbs, 3.8 oz. Overall length w/ stock: 30 1/2". 

UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: handmade leather 2 compartment holster w/ pillow ticking lined interior. Holster closure & carrying strap have brass buckles. Holster has a dark antiqued finish. 

CONDITION: bbl., lock & metal fittings on gun & stock have a antiqued gun metal gray appearance. Stock & shoulder stock have very good finish showing small marks. Sound lock & trigger. Bright near excellent bore. (01-21927/DS). 

Lot Number: 3554

Estimate Price. $2500-3500. 

Start Price: $1,250.00

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