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Double-barreled flintlock shotgun with exchangeable percussion locks and barrels

Gunsmith: Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)

Barrelsmith: Exchangeable percussion barrels by Léopold Bernard (French, Paris, active 1832–67)
Lock maker: Exchangeable percussion locks by B. Montagnon (French, active ca. 1850)
Retailer: Exchangeable percussion locks and barrels originally sold by G. Zaoué (French, active 1857–61)
Date: ca. 1818–20; exchangeable percussion locks and barrels, dated 1860
Culture: French, Versailles and Paris
Medium: Steel, blued and inlaid with gold; walnut, inlaid with gold; gold and silver, cast and chiseled; horn
Dimensions: L. 47 3/8 in. (120.32 cm); L. of barrels, 31 7/8 in. (80.95 cm); Cal. .61 in. (15.49 mm); Wt. 6 lb. 15 oz. (3150 g)
Classification: Firearms
Credit Line: Gift of Stephen V. Grancsay, 1942
Accession Number: 42.50.7a–n

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