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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Single barrel percussion shotgun by Mortimer, London - $225.00

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Single barrel percussion shotgun marked on lock "MORTIMER" and on top of barrel breech "LONDON". 30-1/2" round barrel, bore of about 0.69", slightly out of round. Fine grade shotgun that is nicely engraved, including a sunburst on top of the barrel. Metal parts show light to moderate scattered pitting overall, and the ramrod rib has been reattached. Buttplate tang is cracked. Stock is nicely checkered and with a fine grain, showing light wear and handling, with a small crack by the lock screw and a small chip along the barrel tang. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.