German Drilling by Spillner 16 Gauge/9.3X72R (S13229)
Manufactured by W. Spillner in Coesfeld (in Munsterland) approximately during the early 20th century. Barrels are 28". Shotgun barreks are choked full and modified. Rifle bore has strong rifling with frosting. Rear barrel sight raises when activated by pushing the thumb safety forward. Receiver and locks are engraved with floral motifs. The left lock is engraved with partridges. Right lock is is of pheasants. Right side of receiver has a dog on point. Left side of receiver is a running stag in a woodland setting. The trigger guard bow is a cameo of a stag. The cartridge door on the underside of the stock is of a pheasant in flight with a tree in the background. Butt plate is horn and has no chips or cracks. An attractive drilling.