Midland hammergun 12 gauge, 3″ chambers, 30″ barrels feature a flat top file cut rib choked improved modified and full. (022/040), proofed at 1-1/2 oz. The low-profile action enables the hammers to be out of the line of sight when cocked. Side clips and a Greener crossbolt assure a firm lockup. Fine English scroll engraved the action retains rich vivid case color. The fore-end with buffalo horn tip is secured with a Deely latch . Bores are mirror bright and wall thickness minimum .035 in both barrels. The robust round grip stock of red and black well figured walnut measures 15 1/4 over a black vulcanite one inch extension. The drop at comb 1-3/8″ and heel 2- 3/8″. The breech face is perfect, retaining all the original color. Quite the unusual find weighing in at 8-1/2 lbs.and still a balance point at the hinge pin. All original finish completely unmolested outstanding condition.
Midland Gun Co. founded circa 1800s in Birmingham produced guns under their name and built guns for well known names in the trade.
A great gun for Vintage events, Tower shoots, Live Birds, Sporting clays or Wildfowl, this will likely attract some attention.