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Sat, May 21, 2016 09:00AM EDT - Sun, May 22, 2016 09:00AM EDT
Lot 26

Ornate French double hammer fusil de chasse shotgun, ca. 1780

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

Ornate French double hammer fusil de chasse shotgun, ca. 1780, 16 gauge, bearing the mark of St. Etienne maker Jerome Blachon, with barrels by the St. Etienne Merley family, with a figured walnut stock with relief carved floral details, intricate gold inlaid and gilt barrels, iron hardware, and a silver thumb escutcheon, barrel flat marked Canon Tordu (barrel twisted), 36 1/4'' octagonal to round barrels.

Condition

Fully functional original flint locks. There is a 3"x1" repair to the right side of the comb. Purchasers of firearms must comply with all state and federal regulations governing their purchase, registration and transportation.