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Westley Richards 12g Best Quality Droplock | WR Used Guns

Westley Richards 12g Best Quality Droplock

Serial Number 17369



Westley Richards 12g Best Quality Hand Detachable Lock Shotgun. No. 1 of a composed pair, the gun was originally completed in 1916 with new 28" dovetail lump barrels fitted in 1973 by Westley Richards with 2 3/4" chambers and a concave game rib. The barrels are choked 1/4 & 3/8 Patent hand detachable locks, selective single triggers, model C dolls head extension and Westley snap lever work actions engraved with classic house engraving, Maker's name in banners and a pointing dog on the trigger bow. The gun is numbered, in gold, "1" in the appropriate places and the rib is engraved: Westley Richards & Co. Ltd. Birmingham & London England. Splinter forend has horn tip and Deeley latch and a butt stock has a straight hand grip and a 13 7/8" LOP over a leather pad, stock oval is blank. 

A good sound gun with as new barrels and another lifetime of service left in it. This gun pairs with a second gun made in 1937 ordered by the same family. While we are offering the guns individually, price will be given consideration if the buyer is interested in them as a pair.    


Location US
Make Westley Richards
Calibre/Gauge 12g
Action Droplock
Triggers 1
Ejectors Yes
Barrel Length 28"
Rib Concave
Chamber 2 3/4"
Choke Right 1/4
Choke Left 3/8
Stock Straight
LOP 13 7/8"
Weight 6lbs 11oz