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Alfred Lancaster 'Hammer' 12 Gauge Side-by-Side Shotgun Circa 1888

Alfred Lancaster 'Hammer' 12 Gauge Side-by-Side Shotgun

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Product Code: ALHMRNEG12
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A Push Forward Underlever 12 Gauge Hammer shotgun with peninsula back action locks circa 1888. It has a 29-1/2” browned Damascus nitro proved barrels and game rib. The rib is marked, 'A. Lancaster, 50, Green Street, Grosvenor Square, London.' and the number "1". Modern London Nitro proof with the proper reproof marks from 2002, Modern proved for 2-3/4" (70mm) cartridges at 850 BAR, as well as old original black powder proofs on underside of barrels and Birmingham black powder reproof marks from 1971. Chokes are Improved Cylinder & Modified. English Arabesque scrolls with "A Lancaster London" engraved in a banner on both lock plates, the number '1' inside an oval on top of the action body with bright finish, Double triggers, Best quality walnut stock, traditional English straight hand grip, Splinter forend with Deeley and Edge release, 14-3/4" LOP over a 1” leather covered pad, Cast Off 1/4” at face, 6 Lbs. 12 Oz. The shotgun is presented in a leather vc case and accessories.
    • Gauge: 12
    • Barrel Length: 29 -/2 inches - Damascus
    • Chambers: 2-3/4 inches
    • Chokes: Improved Cylinder (R) & Modified (L)
    • Stock Length: 14-3/4 inches at center
    • Cast Off: 1/4" at face
    • Weight: 6 Lbs. 12 Oz