z Sold ~ 10 ga. William Moore double barrel muzzleloader
z Sold ~ 10 ga. William Moore double barrel muzzleloader
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z Sold ~ 10 ga. William Moore double barrel muzzleloader

RJT#3304-31 -


William Moore 
double barrel shotgun
Serial Number: none
Year of Manufacture: Ca. 1850
Caliber: 10 ga.
Action Type: cap lock
Markings: The rear of barrel, side plates, trigger guard, hammers and tang all decorated with scroll engraving, both locks inscribed with "William Moore"
Barrel Length: 27 inches
Sights / Optics: Brass bead
Stock Configuration & Condition:  straight grip.
Type of Finish:  Oiled
Finish Originality: Yes
Bore Condition:  Some pitting but good bore for its age.
Overall Condition:  The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Very Good condition.
Mechanics: excellent
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: Side-by-side round barrels are 27” long. Overall length of the gun is 43”. Barrels are 10 gauge. Externally, the barrels are brownish gray in color with fairly smooth surfaces with no pitting around the breech area.  Platinum blowout plugs are present on each breechplug.  Barrel wedge is surrounded by steel oval escutcheons which are lightly engraved. The walnut stock has a straight grip wrist which is checkered as is the forend. Some wear exists on checkering of both areas. Stock otherwise is smooth and sound with very nice figure in the buttstock area. Front action lock mechanisms are line border engraved on each side. Locks are engraved “WILLIAM MOORE & Co.” Engraving is very nice on both sides. Engraving is present on the matching hammers. Locks click up nicely. Stock is mounted with iron furniture including the buttplate, triggerguard and ramrod entry thimble. All these parts are engraved. Overall condition is very good plus.

This is an ANTIQUE, NO FFL is required. Can be shipped directly to you. Sold as an Antique ~ no guarantees, warranties, or liabilities for any actual usage. If any firearms are to be used for shooting purposes, a qualified gunsmith should inspect them first.  Adult signature required upon delivery. FOREIGN SALES OK where allowed by local law, with actual shipping charges.

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