Birmingham Double Hammer 12 ga Pre-1899 30"
W. Moore & Co
This W. Moore & Co black powder double hammer shotgun is in good, used condition.
Stock features a bone buttplate and pistol grip cap, checkering, and a brass oval initial plate. It is in overall good shape, with handling marks and a split on the back of each lock plate that have since been epoxied in our Service Shop. Other than that, the integrity is excellent.
Forend features checkering and a bone forend tip. Forend is tight and is in good shape, with handling marks. It has retained its original integrity with no splits or cracks.
Receiver and locks still show some case colors.
Bluing on the barrel has handling marks and shows patches of oxidation.
Damascus barrels measure 30" in length and the lock-up is good.
Bores are bright & shiny, with pitting.
Lock work is good.
Shotgun has Birmingham proof marks showing an 1875-1887 manufacture.
Bore markings on barrel read 14B/15M not for ball.
Manufacturer is William & Grey Moore.
Overall, the gun weighs 8 7/8 lbs.
This gun is pre-1899 and is C&R eligible. If you don't have a C&R license, all we need is a copy of your driver's license proving you are 18+. Also, if your state/city doesn't allow you to purchase a firearm like this, don't bid!
Does not come with the original box or paperwork.
This gun will be shipped via UPS and insured accordingly. If you'd like more pictures, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.