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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Fancy double barrel cartridge shotgun by W.W.Greener - $375.00

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W.W.Greener, as marked on locks, fancy double barrel cartridge shotgun. Also marked on barrel rib "PATENT No 3084./TREBLE WEDGE FAST/W.W.GREENER ST MARYS WORKS BIRMINGHAM WINNER AT THE LONDON GUN TRIALS 1875". Serial number 15857. 30" barrels, Metal parts have an attractive brown patina overall with good markings and fine engraving. Triggerguard and upper frame tang are brazed by rear screw. Right hammer screw is replaced. Stocks are refinished and skillfully recheckered. Wrist was cracked and repaired. Forearm tip is missing a small piece of its insert. Overall a nicely restored high grade gun. Locks are mechanically good, top lever does not have much spring tension. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.