France - Manufacture St Etienne - Pinfire shotgun - Double (side by side) - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Rifle - 16 ga

Description
France - Manufacture St Etienne - Pinfire shotgun - Double (side by side) - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Rifle - 16 ga
Very good - 1860 - Barrel is Smoothbore - Not deactivated

Saint Etienne pinfire double barrel shotgun in pinfire calibre 16 with slender English walnut stock.
Made by Manufacture Francaise d’Armes de St. Etienne. Early production with low serial number 1985.
In a very good condition. All parts have the same serial number.
No play on firing mechanism. Very strong hammer springs and hammers
Hold very well in the safety and firing catches.

Beautiful scroll decorations of the barrel band, side locks and bascule (receiver).
Very nice grained walnut stock
Earlier split hammer heads has been restored by professional rifle smith.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
Manufacture St Etienne
Model
Pinfire shotgun
Weapon Type
Rifle
Firing mechanism
Pinfire (Lefaucheux)
Sub-type
Double (side by side)
Caliber
16 ga
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Condition
Very good
Year of Manufacture
1860
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Material
Damascus Barrel(s)
Overall Length
114 cm
Barrel/ blade length
74 cm
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