Fine J.P. Clabrough Bros. of London and Birmingham Side by Side Duck and Quail 12 Gauge (AS9)
Fine J.P. Clabrough Bros. of London and Birmingham side by side duck and quail 12 Gauge shotgun. Overall length is 45”. The 26” barrels have excellent bores. The barrels have a nice brown Damascus pattern. The locks have most of their case colors. Action has visible case colors. The butt stock is fine with fine, sharp checkering at the wrist and a blank German silver round escutcheon on the bottom. The finely checkered forend is very good. Butt plate is excellent. It features a dog with a duck in its mouth and the circular logo “Clabrough’s Duck & Quail gun Trade-mark”. The locks and action are finely engraved. The right lock has a pair of quail and the left has a pair of ducks. The bottom of the action has a pair of quail. The action functions correctly. This is a fine example of a circa 1890 high grade English double shotgun. Note: This is a Damascus steel shotgun and not safe to shoot with modern shotgun shells! Black powder or qualified reduced pressure loads only. Not for high pressure loads.