Cased Triple Barrel Set by Janeck of Dresden

£21,500.00

1 in stock

SKU: La407 Categories: ,

Description

A fine quality double barrelled  percussion sporting gun with three sets of barrels (31″) by Janeck of Dresden, circa 1850, who is listed as Büchsenmachermeister (Master Gunmaker) from the 1830’s. Each set of brown twist barrels signed on the broad rib – JANECK IN DRESDEN – and with engraved colour case hardened break-offs with vented platinum plugs. The first being 20 bore smooth, the second 28 bore; each cut with eight grooves and with dovetailed rifle sights; the third combination 20 bore / 28 bore also with rifle sights. Each with respective rosewood ramrods with worm. The furniture beautifully heavy engraved with scrolling vines, and the locks with dog and stag, the bow with grazing doe, the patchbox with wild boar resting beneath an old oak tree, the hammer noses with dog heads having gold eyes. Adjustable double set triggers. Highly figured half stock with raised cheekpiece and chequered wrist. Horn grip. In it’s original oak case with baize lined close fitting interior. Accessories include: two bullet moulds, shot dispenser, powder and shot flasks, nipple key, turn screws etc. The gun Grade One Plus with virtually all original finish. The name de Blois is on the lid of the case and also the escutcheon. With a set of this quality then there must be a connection with the Royal Chateau de Blois and the de Blois family