"Fluted barrel. Lock covered with plates of copper gilt. Stock inlaid with engraved ivory. Butt carved in shape of eagle's head. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., April 24, 1924 for $678.82; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., March 30, 1943 for $172."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 625, Article 190, Album 1b, p. 53