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English pinfire shotgun by George H. Daw

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Double barrel pinfire sporting gun by George H.Daw.

A fine 12-bore pinfire double-barrelled rotary-underlever sporting gun by George H.Daw.
This shotgun is in an overall excellent condition. Excellent highly figured French walnut stock with a beautiful chequering on grip and fore-end.
Both back locks work perfect (strong action) Each lock plate is crisp showing makers name; G. H. Daw . Dolphin shaped hammers.
Barrel top rib is crisp marked GEORGE H. DAW., 57 TREADNEEDLE STREET, LONDON.  Excellent and crisp working underlever action. Shiney bores. Original brown damascus twist barrels in a perfect condition. Barrel length 71 cm/ 28 Inch.
Breech and trigger guard's tail are both marked with serial number 3757. Breech shows two London black powder proof marks; Crowned V.
Very nice rose and scrollwork on tang, back action locks, breech, but plate, trigger guard and mounts.
Gold shield-shaped escucheon on stock showing Elephant head.

Beautiful Georgean area sporting gun from the hands of a famous London gunsmith. Made 1863-1870
George H. Daw was the later founder of the central fire shotgun and cartidge.