ENGLAND, CIRCA 1915 A fine single trigger double barrel shotgun manufactured by Westley Richards, London, serial number 17261. The breech is ornately engraved with stylized tendrils around panels of game birds. The trigger guard is decorated with a stylized gold inlaid "A". The gun possesses a figured walnut stock. Barrel, breech, and all hardware with numerous hallmarks, marked "special steel", all signed "Westley Richards", top of barrel engraved "Westley Richards, 178 New Bond St. London, Gun Maker by Appointment to His Majesty George V". Barrels measures 28" and overall 44 1/4"
Oxidation and tarnishing to engraved surfaces, walnut stock in very good condition, interior of barrels in very good condition. Gun will need to be professionally cleaned, an untouched survivor.