Live Auction

The April 2023 Auctions: Day 2

Fri, Apr 14, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1246

Whitney Phoenix Breech-Loading Swing-Lock Shotgun, C. 1870s, 12 Ga., 19" Barrel, SN 6629, Wells Fargo & Co. Markings

Estimate: $300 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Swing-Lock breech-loading 12 gauge shotgun. Circular barrel marked at the top "Patent May 26 74 Phoenix Cal. 12". "W F Co." carved into the walnut stock and stamped on the metal butt plate. Serial number of 6629 marked on the lock and at the trigger guard. Antique firearm, not for use with modern ammunition.


Fair condition. Splitting to the grain of the stock at the grip and at the end of the foregrip. Scuffing to the stock with a chip near the butt plate. Stock needs to be tightened, there is a slight movement. Light pitting and wear to the metal portions. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the ìRequest Condition Reportî or ìAsk a Questionî buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.