Lot 19: William Briggs, Norristown, Pennsylvania underhammer percussion shotgun, 12 gauge
William Briggs, Norristown, Pennsylvania underhammer percussion shotgun, 12 gauge, with a steel frame, including the buttstock with a small round brass patch box, the barrel stamped William Briggs Norristown PA Patentet Aug. 13 1859, with the original ramrod, 29 1/4'' round barrel, serial #33. Featured and discussed in the August 2015 edition of Man at Arms magazine, page 39-41. Entire shotgun has a pleasing grey patina. Original ramrod and fully functional lock.
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