DOUBLE FLINTLOCK 16 BORE SHOTGUN
"H. W. MORTIMER, LONDON".
flintlock pistols, sporting rifles and shotguns from the 1780-1810
era are marked "H. W. MORTIMER LONDON - GUN / MAKER TO HIS
MAJESTY" on top of the barrel. Name only is engraved in
script on each lock plate. There is light engraving on the barrel
tangs and trigger guards. On 80% of his firearms there is a safety
behind the hammer on each lock. Butts are carved with fifteen,
pie-shaped segments. Mortimer flintlock touchholes have platinum
liners. That pretty much describes a H. W. Mortimer firearm per
the London Proof Houses.
This 16 bore,
30" twist steel barrels, flintlocks with platinum toucholes
and French cocks.
pans and roller frizzens.
to it's engraved steel butt plate.
straight grip stock with skeleton grip extension.
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