A .375 WIN. ROTARY-UNDERLEVER DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMER RIFLE, serial no. 5192,
21 3/4in. lined nitro barrels with raised, partially matted rib engraved 'ALEXR. HENRY, EDINBURGH AND LONDON. MAKER TO THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESS' THE PRINCE OF WALES AND DUKE OF EDINBURGH.', open sights and one folding leaf sight (likely replacement) and bead foresight, carved percussion fences, rebounding back-action locks with bolted dolphin hammers, fine border and acanthus scroll engraving, retaining traces of original colour-hardening, 14 1/4in. figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, engraved steel pistolgrip-cap (with trap) and heel and tor-plates, fore-end with grip-catch release lever, weight 8lb. 9oz.
Provenance: We are kindly informed by the makers that this rifle was completed January 1882 for the famous eccentric Scottish collector, Charles Gordon. Records indicate that he had also ordered the preceding serial no. which was an exact twin to this rifle.