RARE FRENCH BOUTET a VERSAILLES PERCUSSION SHOTGUN:
In very good general condition having been period converted to percussion. 51 1/8th inch overall length. About 16mm caliber. Very good metal with Damascus pattern barrels showing a brown age patina throughout. Some very fine oxidation in areas. Good markings. Excellent actions. Fine lockplate markings. Very good checkered walnut stock showing some normal wear and a small minor hairline crack in the forward right side section. Original ramrod. A very attractive 1st Empire era shotgun bearing the most prestigious gun-makerís signature of all time!
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