Stocked to the Fences
A "Best" gun---stocked to the fences.
A lesser gun---not stocked to the fences.
Stocked to the Fences - A detail, typical of traditional London "Best" guns, whereby the head of the stock comes fully up to the fences. (Also called the Horns of the stock.) On lesser guns, a bit of receiver forging is often visible just behind the fences.
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