z Sold S.H.C. Coach Gun - 10 GA. antique
z Sold S.H.C. Coach Gun - 10 GA. antique
S.H.C. Coach Gun-- 10 GA. antique - Click to Enlarge Image

z Sold S.H.C. Coach Gun - 10 GA. antique

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< S H C > (Shapleigh Hardware Company)-- 10 GA. antique Coach Gun.

 An English double barrel water fowl gun that has been modified for guard duty on the American frontier. It is a 10 GA. A made in Belgium copy of a J.P. Clabrough Bros. fowler of London, England. It was sold by Shapeigh Hardware Co. Of St Louis.  It has been cut to 20" laminated Steel barrels with an overall length of 36 inches. The gun has outside hammers with a side lever opener. With a touch of engraving  on the locks, frame and trigger guard. The wood has no major chips, heavy dents, or repairs and show very nice stripe grain. The butt-plate is smooth steel. This gun was made in the 1870's and has the typical blackpowder bore. Has a straight stock with brass a oval in it. The hardware co. initials on the lock plates. The barrels have a single bead sight and the rib is plain. Has 2 3/4 inch chambers with an extractor. Mounted on a nice straight grain, multi-point checkered walnut forearm. Length of pull is 14 3/4 inches. It is mechanically perfect. Used by Express companies, bank guards, jail and prison guards for the formidable and terrorizing effects that they could bring to bear. Also popular among Marshals and Sheriffs for their mobility and lenient accuracy at close quarters. The feel and action of this legendary Old West tool will transport you back to the time, when your trusty shotgun was your last and best line of defense.  Lock up is tight and secure without  a hint of movement. The handcuff and badge are not included.

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This is an ANTIQUE and can be shipped directly to you. Adult signature required. 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.

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