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Original German Fully Engraved Double Barrel Pinfire Shotgun by J. Muth of Horst with Horn Grip c. 1865

Regular price $2,750.00

Item Description

Original Item: One of a Kind. This is spectacular, fully engraved this is a side lever breech loading Double Barrel PIN FIRE Shotgun of about 16 bore. The butt stock is made of the most well figured walnut and is checkered at the wrist, with a cheek piece on the left side. The steel trigger guard is supported to the rear by a carved horn grip extension which is absolutely mint.

The spiral damascus barrels are 23 1/2" and the gun measures 39" in overall length. The barrel rib is signed J. MUTH IN HORST., and the shotgun features two Back action Pinfire locks, fully engraved on the plates and hammers. The gun breaks open with a lever on the bottom, which is marked with serial number 5249.

A Shotgun which was ahead of its time in wonderful condition, fully decorated for the high end market. Ready to Display!


Year of Manufacture: circa 1865
Caliber: .67" - 16 bore/gauge.
Cartridge Type: Pinfire Cartridge
Barrel Length: 23 1/4 Inches

Overall Length: 39 Inches
Action type: Side Action Locks
Feed System: Muzzle Loaded

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