"Octagonal barrel with the mark ""J.N.R.J."" Sighting mechanism, a fore-sight and muzzle-sight of brass. Hair-trigger lock. Etched enrichments. The German stock of alder wood is richly inlaid in bone with tendrils and animals. Butt-end, like trigger, with triple fingering of steel. Stock with compartments. Slightly damaged Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from H.I. & R. H. Archduke Eugen, F.M., Austria Sale, through Anderson Galleries, March 7, 1927 for $160; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., August 31, 1942 for $59. "
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1033, Article 147, Album 1a, p. 1