A Good Cased Double Barrelled 14 bore Percussion Sporting Gun

Ref: 509

Price: £3,750

Maker: Joseph Manton

Date: 1827

with 30 inch browned twist sighted barrels, engraved on the elevated rib; Joseph Manton MARY LE BONE PARK HOUSE NEW ROAD LONDON and stamped underneath with TE for the barrel maker Thomas Evans, engraved tang, flat square tailed locks with floral engraving, typical Manton hammers with detachable strikers nicely engraved en suite, figured walnut half stock with chequered wrist and lengthened butt disguised by chequering, white metal escutcheon bearing the initials J. M. J?, iron furniture including butt cap engraved on the tang, finely engraved trigger guard and pineapple finials to the trigger plate and ramrod entry pipe, brass mounted ramrod with capped screw, in its mahogany case with maker’s trade label and some accessories.

Note: It is possible that this gun was made for Joseph Manton’s son, Joseph Junior (1795-1843).