The Second of Four Woodward and Foster Guns: A superb 11-bore London-proofed single-barreled Fowling Piece #143, ca. 1835.

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The Second of Four Woodward and Foster Guns: A superb 11-bore London-proofed single-barreled Fowling Piece #143, ca. 1835,  with a simply magnificent Charles Lancaster browned twist-iron round barrel signed 'WOODWARD & CO, PATENT GUNMAKERS, DONCASTER', makers mark of 'C.L.' for 'Charles Lancaster', bead fore-sight, carved short sighting rib at breech-end, scroll engraved patent squared color-hardened breech-block with one platinum and one gold line, florally engraved platinum plug, blued shell and scroll engraved top-tang, bar-action lock engraved in a similar fashion to the left-hand lock of the first but signed 'WOODWARD & CO', carved scroll engraved dolphin-headed hammer, walnut half-stock with dark ebonized stain, checkered at the wrist and bearing similar escutcheon to the first, iron heel-plate with and engraving of pheasants beneath an oak-tree within a borderline and scroll engraved panel (much color remaining), border engraved trigger-guard bow with a central engraving of a bolting rabbit beneath an oak-tree, finial engraved similar to the first, turned ramrod throat and two plain ramrod thimbles, original brass-mounted ramrod, the whole in fine condition with a good amount of original finish throughout. Overall this gun shows little evidence of use and the bore is absolutely brilliant.