"On the breech is engraved the date 1602. The stock is inlaid with ivory, gracefully engraved with trophies. The weapon still retains its spanner. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., April 24, 1924 for $738.10; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., November 30, 1942 for $179.10. "
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 625, Article 197, Album 1a, p. 15