W Richards Double Barrel Shotgun Identification

Touchpad

Picked up this puppy (think it is a 12 Gauge) and trying to understand it markings and history. It will be nothing but a wall hanger. I can't explain it - but I really love its looks and feel. And yes - I know this puppy is probably fake - but, it is still old! Anyway - any help would be great!
I have included some pictures - if you can help ID the markings - that would be wonderful.
The rectangle on the barrel says (I think): Laminated Steel
Thanks!
Shotgun
Edited by VPNAVY (04/15/1407:55 AM)
_________________________
RESEARCH: W. Richards Double Barrel Shotgun

The Internet's Best Resource for Shotgun Information Shotgunworld.com. W. Richards Belgium Double Barrel - Help with identification Chat 1 Calendar Photos FAQ. I hope I'm in the right spot here. I purchased a very old double barrel, duel hammer shotgun. It has no identifying name on it, but I have been able to discern that the barrel was made in Belgium. I'm thinking its an old Ithica but I'm not sure. The serial number on it is 15834. W,Richards Shotgun I have a W.Richards 12 guage double barrel shotgun that was made about 1870 and was my grandfathers gun and has been in my family since approx 1905. It has W.Richards on both side gunn, I have found no other markings are numbers. It has the orginal stock on it, but is cracked. I would like to get it appraised. Side by Side Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun by W. 12 gauge, 32-inch damascus barrels with textured rib. Back action hammer locks marked: W. Double triggers. Checkered walnut stocks with pistolgrip and hard rubber buttplate. Condition: Fair. Nice W Richards 12 ga. Hammer double barrel. This is a beautiful antique shotgun made in the 1880s. In great conditio. On May 23, 2020.


Shotgun


Hlebooks.com
Home Page

Reloading .32 .38 .41 rimfire cartridges
(free Android application)

Belgian Double Barrel Shotgun Identification

W richards 12 gauge double barrel shotgun

Richards Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun


Reloading pinfire cartridges
(free Android application)


Firearms & Weapons
collecting

W Richards Shotgun Identification

Used

W Richards 12 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun

Priced in Auctions

Shotguns
Percussion shotguns
Hammer shotguns
Hammerless shotguns
Drillings

Over/under shotguns

Double barrel rifles
Double barrel shotguns
Single barrel shotguns

Luger Pistols
Custom Lugers
DWM Lugers
Luger pistols & accessories
KRIEGHOFF Lugers
Mauser Lugers
Swiss Lugers
Mauser Pistols
Walther Pistols

Various German pistols

Astra Pistols
Beretta Pistols
CZ Pistols
FN Pistols
Spanish Pistols
Webley Pistols
Various Makes

Colt Auto Pistols
Colt 1900 Series
Colt 1911 Series
Colt 1903/08 Hammerless
Colt 1908 Vest Pocket
Colt Woodsman
Colt New Models

Colt Revolvers
Colt Long Arms
Colt Derringers
Colt Dragoon Revolver
Colt Frontier Revolver
Colt Long Arms
Colt Model 1849 Revolver
Colt Model 1851 Revolver
Colt Model 1860 Revolver
Colt Model 1861 Revolver
Colt Model 1862 Police
Colt Model 1865 Revolver
Colt Model 1877 Revolver
Colt Model 1878 DA Revolver
Colt New Line revolvers
Colt New Service
Colt Single Action Army
Colt Single Action Revolver
Various Colt Revolvers

U.S. Handguns
Auto Pistols

Derringers
Pepperbox
Pocket Pistols
Revolvers
Single-Shot Pistols

Civil War Griswold revolvers
Civil War LeMat revolvers
Civil War single shot percussion pistols
Civil War Remington revolvers
Civil War Starr revolvers
Civil War revolvers of various make

Winchester Firearms
Winchester Model 1860

Winchester Model 1866
Winchester Model 1873
Winchester Model 1876
Winchester Model 1886
Winchester Model 1894
Winchester Model 1895
Winchester various Models

Marlin Model 1881 rifles
Marlin Model 1888 rifles
Marlin Model 1889 rifles
Marlin Model 1893 rifles
Marlin various models

US Antique Guns
Breechloading Long Arms

Flintlock Long Arms
Flintlock Pistol
Percussion Long Arms
Percussion Pistol

Civil War ENFIELD rifles
Civil War Model 1816 rifles
Civil War Richmond rifles
Civil War other rifles
Civil War Sharps
Kentucky Pistols
Kentucky Rifles

A.H. Waters
Burnside
Harpers Ferry
J. Henry
Other Makes
Remington
Sharps
Simeon North
Springfield

European Revolvers
Belgian Revolvers

English Revolvers
French Revolvers
Italian Revolvers
Other Countries

Pinfire Revolvers
Pinfire Pistols
Pinfire Shotguns
Lefaucheux Revolvers

Nagant Revolvers
St. Etienne Revolvers
Webley Revolvers
Other Makes

Japanese Firearms
Japanese Revolvers
Japanese Semi-Auto Pistols

Japanese Antique Firearms

Blade and pistol
Cane rifle
Cartridges
Firearms curiosities
Flintlock
Knives
Mutiple barrel pistols
Palm pistols
Percussion pistols
Pin-Fire guns
Pocket guns
Powder flasks
Target pistols
Turret firearms
Wheel Lock

British Military Rifles
Czech Military Rifles
German Military Rifles
Japanese Military Rifles
Russian Military Rifles
Swiss Military Rifles
US Military Rifles
US Military Shotguns
Various Countries Military Rifles

Anti-tank light weapons
Machine guns
Submachine guns