Carl S. (Sabastian?) Döhling was born on June 18, 1797 in Würzburg and died on June 9, 1879. In 1815 he was an Apprentice with Georg Anton Klingenschmidt. In 1820 he became the Regimental gunsmith in the 2nd Kgl Bavarian Regiment. On June 12, 1827 he received his concession as a Master Gun Maker and on March 1, 1869 he gave up that concession. His location in Würzburg around 1838 was on the Büttnergase.

Carl had a son Johann Sabastian who followed in his fathers profession and was located at the same address as his father. He was born on July 21, 1824 and died on June 7, 1867. He was active from 1852 to 1859. (ref. – the Pape & Kellner archive)

Following are images of a side by side percussion gun which is rifled to use a banded ball or two land bullet.