"Polygonal barrel with applied silver plates finely engraved and gilt. Trigger-guard and butt of similar work. Stock inlaid with mother-of-pearl and silver. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., April 24, 1924 for $1,262.23; sold to Parish, Watson, & Co., Inc., December 23, 1940 for $350. "
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 625, Article 181, Album 1b, p. 44