Watson Bros 16 over under Special
Watson Bros 16 bore Over Under
A rare fine specially engraved 16 bore over under.
Made with 29" barrels choked 1/2 in both barrels with 70mm chambers. 1/4" tapered flat filecut top rib. A roundbody sidelock ejector gun, auto safety fitted with single trigger with rolled edge triggerguard leading into a prince of wales grip. Beautifully figured best walnut stock of 14 3/4" length with cast off 5/16" and a bend of 1 5/16" 2".
It took many months to engrave this unique style by Erich Friedrichson. The left lock adorned with woodcock flying in amongst the bramble and gold inlay oak leaves. The right lock has a covey of Partridge in a similar fashion. With Pheasant rising underneath the gun. If you think it ends there you will be mistaken, Oak leaf in relief all over the gun.Of special interest is the pistol cap and the lever , the fine detail of a pheasants head carved and pierced on the lever complemented with carved pheasant on the action breech.
The gun completed with a weight of 6lb 9oz
Wrapped in its deluxe case.