Serial Number: none
Year of Manufacture: Ca. 1840
Caliber: 16 gauge
Action Type: Percussion cap lock
Markings: On the lock plate it is marked Parker both sides.
Barrel Length: 40 inch
Sights / Optics: brass bead
Stock Configuration & Condition: small chip just behind the upper tang.
Type of Finish: varnish and showing lots of Damascus
Finish Originality: all original
Bore Condition: typical black powder shot gun bore
Overall Condition: All metal is smooth, no pitting
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: A very nice early PARKER shotgun. Missing the middle thimble. Has original matching hammers. Unusually long barrels. Good wood with no crisp, breaks or cracks.