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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
scarce Whitney single barrel percussion shotgun

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Whitney percussion single barrel shotgun. Unmarked. Flayderman 5J-048. Flayderman 5705. 34" barrel of about .60" or 20 gauge bore size. Metal parts are untouched and uncleaned with dark patina and some rust. Stocks show average wear, three inlays are present in the right side of the butt, and one is missing in each side of the wrist. Both stocks are slightly loose to the frame, the buttstock having a crack behind both tangs. Ramrod is a modern replacement. Mechanically good, except releases from half cock, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.