"Hexagon barrel partly engraved with scroll and floral design, the lock is also engraved and shows traces of gilt. Mahogany stock inlaid with mother-of-pearl and ivory. Pieces missing. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Hugo Helbing, November 25, 1909 for $214.68; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., September 30, 1942 for $109."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 337, Article 3, Album 1a, p. 28