An 18-Bore Percussion Rifle By J. Manton. With browned octagonal barrel fitted with folding leaf sight and signed, ‘J. MANTON LONDON’ foliate engraved breech with double platinum lines, foliate engraved tang. Profusely engraved lock, signed MANTON with dolphin headed hammer, half-stocked in walnut, cut with a band of chequering at the wrist and fitted with a hinged patch-box (containing balls and wadding). Engraved steel mounts, comprising butt-plate, foliate engraved trigger-guard with stylised pineapple finial and turned ramrod pipes. London proofs.
Bore: 18 Bore
Barrel Length: 30.5 Inches (77 cm)
Overall Length: 46.5 Inches (118 cm)