France - Claude Aro Bar Le Duc - Hunting - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Rifle - 17,2

Description
France - Claude Aro Bar Le Duc - Hunting - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Rifle - 17,2
Good

This shotgun from ca 1880 with barrel in Damascus steel is beautifully engraved with floral motifs and the name of the maker or owner in Bar Le Duc, France. The trigger bracket is decorated with gold.

The mechanism is in fine condition, woks in 2 modes and discharges powerfully. The barrel is marked with French proof mark for 'Imported Arms Proved in France' and BM with crown (Birmingham?). The parts are numbered 706. Original leather belt present but broken.

The gun is properly packaged for shipping.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
Claude Aro Bar Le Duc
Weapon Type
Rifle
Firing mechanism
Pinfire (Lefaucheux)
Sub-type
Hunting
Caliber
17,2
Condition
Good
Overall Length
115 cm
Barrel/ blade length
75 cm
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