High Grade Percussion Shotgun from The Armory of Grand Duke Leopold II of Austria, Vienna (AS14)

High grade percussion shotgun from The Armory of Grand Duke Leopold II of Austria, Vienna. Manufactured circa 1840. Overall length is 44½”. The 29½” octagon 15mm smoothbore barrel has a fine bore. The barrel is fastened with three wedges. Barrel has approximately 95% original blue finish which is turning blue/brown in areas. The lock, hammer, and butt plate have visible colors. The lock, hammer, breech plug, and tang are nicely engraved. Stock is fine with a nicely checkered wrist and no cracks or chips. There is a sling swivel on the middle thimble and a sling button on the bottom of the butt stock. The iron-reinforced wood trigger guard is fine. Barrel is stamped “K. Hollitzer” in wien over a gold background. Kreian Hollitzer worked in Vienna from the 1790’s on. The lock is stamped “Ainsiol. In. wen”. The action functions correctly. The top of the wrist of the rear of the breech tang has silver inlay with a crown over L, the cypher for Grand Duke Leopold II. Here’s your chance to get a fine shotgun from an Austrian Grand Duke’s armory.

Price:
$4,250.00
Item Number:
AS14
Weight:
0.00 LBS
High Grade Percussion Shotgun from The Armory of Grand Duke Leopold II of Austria, Vienna.
Manufactured circa 1840. Overall length is 44½”. The 29½” octagon 15mm smoothbore barrel has a fine bore. The barrel is fastened with three wedges. Barrel has approximately 95% original blue finish which is turning blue/brown in areas. The lock, hammer, and butt plate have visible colors. The lock, hammer, breech plug, and tang are nicely engraved. Stock is fine with a nicely checkered wrist and no cracks or chips. There is a sling swivel on the middle thimble and a sling button on the bottom of the butt stock. The iron-reinforced wood trigger guard is fine. Barrel is stamped “K. Hollitzer” in wien over a gold background. Kreian Hollitzer worked in Vienna from the 1790’s on. The lock is stamped “Ainsiol. In. wen”. The action functions correctly. The top of the wrist of the rear of the breech tang has silver inlay with a crown over L, the cypher for Grand Duke Leopold II. Here’s your chance to get a fine shotgun from an Austrian Grand Duke’s armory.

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