Exceptionally Rare 7 barrel 60 Bore Percussion Volley Goose Rifle

Ref: 496

Price: £22,500

Maker: Samuel Nock, s/n 7079

Date: circa 1835

With browned 20 inch rifled damascus barrel group comprising six barrels around a seventh central barrel, all discharging simultaneously, the flat top rib with small white metal fore sight and a dove tailed standing notch rear sight with two additional folding leaves numbered 100 and 150, the breech with inlet platinum poincon signed ‘S. NOCK, LONDON’ under a crown, engraved tang featuring a game scene of waterfowl in flight and on water, moulded snail and fence with platinum vented plug, back action lock signed ‘SAML. NOCK INVENTT.’ and game scene engraved with waterfowl and reed beds, slab sided scroll engraved dolphin headed hammer with detachable nose, walnut half-stock chequered at the wrist, iron furniture including butt plate, engraved on the top tang with waterfowl, scroll engraved trigger guard bow and tang, brass ramrod threaded for accessories; London proof marks and barrel maker’s mark IP