"With pear-shaped butts, of delicate construction throughout, the barrels fluted for half their length, the stocks inlaid with engraved stag-horn. Maker's mark H.S. (Hans Stockmann). Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Sotheby & Co., London, England, June 20, 1929 for $204.38; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., February 28, 1942 for $250. "
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 149, Article 19, Album 1b, p. 38