|W. RICHARDS fancy percussion double shotgun - $475.00|
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"W. RICHARDS", as marked on locks, percussion double barrel shotgun. Also marked "LAMINATED STEEL" on top of barrel rib. 31" barrels of about 0.73" bores. Nicely engraved metal parts with birds on locks. Metal has an attractive untouched patina overall with a little pitting in the nipple areas. Stock is very good, nicely checkered, has minimal handling marks, small diagonal crack by the right barrel key, one possible sliver by ramrod ferule and a tiny hairline behind the left lock. Antique handmade replacement ramrod. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.