SESSION 2 - FABULOUS FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION!

SESSION 2 - FABULOUS FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION!

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SESSION 2 - FABULOUS FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION!

SESSION 2 - FABULOUS FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION!

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CHARLES DALY SUPERIOR GRADE O/U SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2075 (Sale Order: 76 of 670)      

Cal. 410, 3". S# S593710. Bbls. 26" VR w/ steel front & mid beads. Fixed Skeet & Skeet chokes. Blued boxlock action w/ scroll engraving. Gold plated SST. Selective ejecto...morers. Field style forearm & flat knob long tang stock of checkered walnut. LOP: 14" over original buttplate. Mfg. in Japan B.C. Miroku. CONDITION: over 95% blue showing light edge wear. Original stock finish shows numerous scratches & marks w/ some chipped diamonds in checkering. Very good bright bores. (20-2498/DS). MODERN. $1,200-1,600.

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CHARLES DALY EMPIRE GRADE SINGLE TRAP SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2076 (Sale Order: 77 of 670)      

Cal. 12 Ga. S# 10555. Mfg. in Prussia by Lindner. Bbl. 32" VR of Krupp fluid steel w/ ivory front & mid beads. Scalloped boxlock top lever action w/ case colored finish &...more fine arabesque scroll hand engraving. Beavertail forearm & straight hand stock of fancy European walnut w/ tear drop points & hand checkering that extends to stock ears. LOP: 14 1/8" over aftermarket Pachmayr trap pad. Toeline of stock has German silver oval nameplate. DAC: 1 7/16". DAH: 2 3/8". Stock is cast off for right handed shooter. Minimum wall thickness: .062". Bore diameter: .724". Choke constriction: .033. Weight: 7 lbs., 14 oz. CONDITION: over 90% bbl. blue. Action retains 70% light & fading case colors showing scattered sm. spots of corrosion. Wood shows light wear w/ scattered scratches & handling marks. Forearm has 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" added wood repair forward of action. Stock shows sm. hairline cracks extending from receiver. Ejector is out of time. Clean bright bore. (20-2493/DS). CURIO. $1,000-1,500.

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DANIEL FRASER MARKED BOXLOCK EJECTOR GAME SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2077 (Sale Order: 78 of 670)      

Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 47785. Bbls. 28" dovetailed are marked "DANIEL FRASER. LEITH, EDINBURGH." in unmatted portion of unmatted swamped game rib w/ extension. Bbl. flat...mores are stamped w/ Birmingham nitro proofs for 2 1/2" chambers. Bottom of left bbl. is stamped w/ actual maker's mark "CO" (Charles Osbourne). His number is on bottoms of bbls., action & trigger guard tang (corresponding to approx. date of manufacture of 1924). Case hardened boxlock action features automatic safety, pivoting 3rd fastener & dbl. triggers. Action engraved w/ 50% coverage scroll. Blued top lever floorplate & trigger guard are also scroll engraved. Well streaked, dense European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14 1/2" over serrated horn buttplate. Stock features side panels, point pattern grip checkering & vacant silver oval on toeline. Matching splinter ejector forend has Anson release. MEASUREMENTS: BARRELS: Bore diameter: R .728, L .728. Restriction: R .003 (IC), L .037 (FULL). Min. Wall Thickness: R .034, L .032. STOCK: LOP: 14 1/2". DAC: 1 1/2". DAH: 2 1/4". Cast: 3/8" off. WEIGHT: 6 lbs. 11 oz. CONDITION: fine as partially & attractively refinished. Bbls. retaining over 90% good quality rust reblue over a few scattered nicks. Action retains 40-50% original case hardening color, silvered on high edges from normal hand wear. Top lever, floorplate & trigger guard reblued, slightly silvered on thumb piece & at grip. Stocks retain nearly all of an old oil refinish. Edges slightly rounded, checkering w/ some wear. There are a scattering of minor subsequent marks, mostly on butt. Bores appears to be very fine, but dirty. Action is tight. Bbls. are on face. Ejectors are in time. (20-2874/MGM92). CURIO. $1,500-2,200.

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GOOD CONDITION JOHN RIGBY HAMMER DOUBLE RIFLE

Lot # 2078 (Sale Order: 79 of 670)      

CONVERTED TO 28 GA. SHOTGUN W/ ORIGINAL CASE. Cal. 28 Ga. 2 1/2". S# 14891. Bbl. 26". England's gun laws have made possession of a rifle, even an antique, relatively diff...moreicult & so many rifles have been converted to shotguns. This is an example of this procedure & it has actually worked out quite well. This rifle was originally in .450 BPE, its 26" steel bbls. have been bored out to 28 ga. & reproofed in Birmingham. File cut top rib retains a single folding leaf express rear sight for use w/ ball or slugs, making this a dual purpose weapon. Rear portion of rib is engraved "John Rigby & Co. Dublin & London" in "Old English" script. Bbl. flats are stamped w/ Birmingham nitro proofs for 28 ga. 2 1/2" chambers & "CHOKE". Bbl. makers initials "TB" (Thomas Bissel) are on bottoms of bbls. A sling loop is soldered to bottom rib. Rnd. bodied Jones underlever action is fitted w/ peninsula backspring non rebounding locks w/ backsliding safeties having stout round bodied serpentine hammers w/ tall spurs. Fences are very nicely carved. Action & locks are engraved w/ 60% coverage, well cut varying sized scroll w/in sm. scroll borders. "J. Rigby & Co." is on each lockplate. S# is on trigger guard tang. Well mottled & somewhat stump figured European walnut horn capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14 1/2" over Silver type pad. A steel button for sling is on toeline. Matching splinter forend is near fully checkered & has forward pivoting lever release engraved "Rigby's Patent". MEASUREMENTS: BARRELS: Bore diameter: R 559 L 558. Restriction: R .038 (EXTRA FULL) L .038 (EXTRA FULL). Min. Wall Thickness: R .050 L .040, mostly .050. STOCK: LOP: 14 1/2" DAC: 1 5/8". DAH: 2 1/2". Cast: Neutral. WEIGHT: 7 lbs. 15 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun is housed in its original leather case lined in scarlet cloth. Bottom Oak tray lifts out to reveal space underneath for large number of cartridges. There is a white paper John Rigby label in lid. Case contains a brass topped glass oil bottle, ebony striker bottle w/ spare gold plated strikers & front sight w/ retaining screw, steel mold for making grease wads, case straps & the original key. Also included are 5 boxes of 28 ga. Brenneke slugs. CONDITION: very good to fine as partially refinished. Bbls. retaining 75 - 80% old reblack, probably done at time of conversion. Bbls. are original length & fit case perfectly. Action retains approx. 30-40% original case hardening color mostly on top & where protected. Locks & hammers retain about the same. Stocks retain most of their original hand rubbed oil finish w/ numerous marks, dings & dents. Checkering lightly worn. Rubber part of pad a new replacement laid onto base of original Silver pad. Bores are a bit pitted, action is tight, bbls. are on face, locks are crisp. Case leather is still relatively light in color & has numerous marks & a few scuffs. Original handle is intact, 1 of 2 straps (inside case) is broken. Interior cloth is considerably soiled w/ some rubs & marks, label considerably foxed, some crazing & stains & 1 large rub through from contact w/ hammer. Accessories are generally good. A neat old conversion, just the thing for shotgun territory deer. (01-18139/MGM28). ANTIQUE. $4,000-7,000.

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SCARCE & DESIRABLE JAMES MACNAUGHTON 16 BORE RND.

Lot # 2079 (Sale Order: 80 of 670)      

SKELETON ACTION GAME GUN W/ LATER 20 GA. BBLS. Cal. 16 Ga., 2 5/8" / 20 Ga. S# 835 (early range pre 1894). 30" Damascus bbls. have narrow game rib engraved w/ MacNaughton...more name & Hanover St. Edinburgh address. Bbl. flats stamped w/ London black powder proofs for 17 bore & "NOT FOR BALL". Bottoms of bbls. stamped "MACNAUGHTON" & w/ S#. Rnd. body trigger plate lever cocking MacNaughton action has most of the action bar cut away & stock extends into this area in usual "skeleton" style as was done by MacNaughton on a limited number of early guns. The action is patent use #33 & features long top lever w/ central opening to view tumblers under a glass window to determine whether the gun was cocked or not. Action also features pivoting 3rd fastener, usual MacNaughton toggling safety, double triggers & long extended trigger guard for use w/ gloved hand in cold weather. Action engraved w/ full coverage well cut shaded scroll, w/ line & knot work borders. Tops of fences are engraved "MACNAUGHTON EDINBURGH". Trigger plate engraved to match & S# is on tang. Nicely streaked & figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14" over checkered wood butt w/ engraved steel heel & toe plates. A vacant gold oval is on toe line. Grip checkering is point pattern w/ mullered borders. Matching splinter forend w/ inlet horn tip has Deeley release. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: relatively new set of 26 5/8" 20 Ga. bbls. by E. A. Lander. These bbls. have 3" chambers & top rib is engraved w/ MacNaughton address. MEASUREMENTS: ORIGINAL BARRELS: Bore diameter: R 661 L 679. Restriction: R .010 (IC) L .018 (MOD). Min. Wall Thickness: R .030 L .017 in a 6 to 7" area on outer edge between 5 & 11" from muzzle on left side & bottom, remainder mostly over .020. 20 GA. BARRELS: Bore Diameter: R 615 L 615. Restriction: R .040 L .045. STOCK DIMENSIONS: LOP: 14 3/8". DAC: 1 9/16". DAH: 2". Cast: 1/4" off. WEIGHT: 6 lbs. 16 oz. Also included is a brown leather case w/ leather corners lined in burgundy felt for gun w/ extra bbls containing 3 piece rosewood & brass cleaning rod, crystal oil bottle, a BGI powder measure capper, broken case extractor, wad punch & a small brass container along w/ a pull through field cleaning kit in brown leather wallet. CONDITION: good as mostly refinished. Bbls. retaining over 90% chocolate rebrown w/ fair definition to pattern over numerous light marks & a few pits. Makers name & address almost unreadable. Action is nearly all a pleasing pewter silver to gray, engraving remains clear. Stocks have been refinished in oil & retain nearly all of that finish over some staining & a few marks, & this finish has subsequent marks. Checkering recut & is a bit coarse & haphazard. Bores are shiny but have scattered pitting mostly toward breech ends. Left bbl. w/ some riveling at thin portion. Action is loose, bbls. are off face (this should be put right before any firing). 20 Ga. bbls. retain nearly all of their blue, fit action well & are tight & on face. Gun handles quite well when these bbls. are installed. Case is good, leather scuffed, access. good. A classic Scottish gun, examples are quite hard to find. Usable "as is" w/ 20 Ga. bbls. Original bbls. in need of some work which is well worth doing. (01-18169/MGM1). ANTIQUE. $6,000-10,000.

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JAMES MACNAUGHTON RND. ACTION EJECTOR GAME GUN W/

Lot # 2080 (Sale Order: 81 of 670)      

ORIGINAL CASE. Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 1533 (made 1897). Bbl. 26" monoblock, engraved "James MacNaughton Hanover St. Edinburgh" on Damascus game rib. Bbl. flats stamped w...more/ London black powder proofs & "12 Ga. 2 3/4". Nitro proofed "E.A. Lander Grafton, N.H." Rnd. bar trigger plate MacNaughton action (patent use #231) is fitted w/ short top lever (bbl. cocking). Also features crystal window to view tumblers, toggling top tang safety, 3rd fastener & double triggers. Action engraved w/ 80% coverage, sm. well cut scroll w/ "MACNAUGHTON EDINBURGH" on fences. S# is on long bottom action tang. Nicely mottled & lightly figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14 3/8" over brown Decelerator pad. Stock features point pattern checkering & vacant gold oval. Matching splinter ejector forend is marked w/ MacNaughton patent use #42 on iron (in reference to their unique ejector system) & forend detaches w/ forward pivoting lever release. MEASUREMENTS: BARRELS: Bore diameter: R 725 L 724. Restriction: R .012 (strong IC) L .017 (MOD). Min. Wall Thickness: R .028 L .025. STOCK: LOP: 14 3/8". DAC: 1 9/16". DAH: 2 1/4". Cast: Neutral. WEIGHT: 6 lbs. 16 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun is housed in its original oak & leather case w/ brass corners. Interior is lined in brown pigskin as is normal for Scottish guns. Gold embossed green cardboard MacNaughton label is in lid. Case contains a Hawksley marked crystal oil bottle, 3 piece mahogany & brass cleaning rod, rosewood handled chamber brush, a Turk's head cleaning brush & some mops, as well as a pair of James Dixon powder & shot measures. CONDITION: very good as partially refurbished. Bbls. retaining over 80% rust blue as applied at time of sleeving. Action contains a considerable amount, perhaps 30 - 40% original light case hardened colors, mostly where well protected. Engraving remains very fine. Stocks retain most of an older oil refinish over some staining & marks w/ a good scattering of subsequent marks. Checkering is worn & has not been recut. Bores are excellent, action is tight, bbls. are slightly off face. Ejectors are in time, but often do not cock & are live. Case leather is considerably soiled, scuffed & marked. Handle & straps are renewed & good. Interior leather has darkened in bottom compartment & has numerous stains from contact w/ gun & access. Lid label is clear, somewhat soiled, but does not have any chips or scrapes. Partitions are good, bbl. length partition is loose. Most compartment covers are present, access. are good. (01-18168/MGM2). ANTIQUE. $2,500-5,500.

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ROTTWEIL "PARAGON" O/U TARGET SHOTGUN W/ GAS

Lot # 2081 (Sale Order: 82 of 670)      

EJECTOR SYSTEM. Cal. 12 Ga. S# S50798. Designed to compete w/ Perazzi & Kriegkoff, these well-made shotguns were only made for a few years. This gun has 30" bbls. w/ broa...mored ventilated top rib & ventilated side ribs fitted w/ interchangable chokes. Rottweil info importer's marks & "Made in Germany" are on monobloc. Bbls. which will fit any "Paragon" are numbered L11641 & are fitted w/ unique gas ejector system w/ ejector triggered by pressure from fired shell. Coin finished action w/ non automatic safety features removable trigger group & single selective trigger. Action is marked "Rottweil Paragon" on both sides, bottom w/ "Dynamit Nobel" & "Germany" surrounded by scroll engraving. Extreme pistol grip buttstock of dark fiddle figured European walnut measures 14 3/8" over thin sporting clays type pad. Point pattern checkering is at grip. Matching beavertail 1 piece forend has Anson type release. MEASUREMENTS: STOCK: LOP: 14 3/8". DAC: 1 3/8". DAH: 2 5/16". Cast: approx. 1/2" off. WEIGHT: 8 lbs. 14 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun is housed in black ABS "Paragon" marked case lined in purple velvet containing 6 choke tubes, stock removal tool, wrench & instruction booklet. Also included are consignor's notes. CONDITION: very fine w/ evidence of fairly limited use w/ only a few minor handling & assembly marks in all factory finishes. Mechanically fine, ejectors not tested for functioning. Bores w/ scattered pitting toward breech ends. (20-2395/MGM87). MODERN. $2,500-4,500.

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UNIQUE ROTTWEIL "PARAGON" "GAS EJECTOR" O/U TARGET

Lot # 2082 (Sale Order: 83 of 670)      

SHOTGUN W/ EXTRA SET OF FIELD BBLS. Cal. 12 Ga. (2 3/4"). S# S50802. This shotgun was designed to compete head on w/ Perazzi & Krieghoff in the target shotgun market & fe...moreatures detachable trigger group, ejectors that can be set for automatic or manual, a top lever that can be converted to right or left operation & other desirable features including full interchangability of bbls., stocks, triggers, etc. They were built to an exceptionally high level of tolerance & quality. J. D. Aginaga championed this shotgun, but his untimely death ultimately caused the company to cease production. Relatively few were manufactured & they are avidly sought in the used market. This gun is fitted w/ 30" target bbls. w/ ventilated top rib & side ribs w/ interchangable chokes. Along w/ another pair of 27 1/2" field bbls. w/ narrow ventilated top rib w/ fixed chokes. Both sets of bbls. are fitted w/ gas powered ejector system. Upon firing, gas pressure pushes a detent or trip to activate the ejector for that chamber. Both bbl. sets are marked "Dynamit Nobel" "Made in Germany" on monoblocs. All bbl. sets are designed to be interchangable. Target bbls. are numbered "L11657" & field bbls. are numbered "L10558". Coin finished action w/ removable trigger group is marked "Rottweil Paragon" on both sides. Bottom w/ "Dynamite Nobel, Germany" flanked by scroll engraving. Nicely tiger striped European walnut extreme pistol grip buttstock measures 14 5/8" over thin sporting clays type pad. Matching 1 piece schnabled forend has Anson type button release. MEASUREMENTS: Target bbls. STOCK: LOP: 14 5/8". DAC: 1 1/2". DAH: 2 3/8". Cast: Neutral. WEIGHT: 8 lbs. 2 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun & both bbls. are housed in ABS black "Paragon" marked case lined in purple velvet containing 5 choke tubes, wrench, stock removal tool & instruction manual. Also included are consignor's notes. CONDITION: fine w/ evidence of good amount of use. Bbls. retaining over 95% of original blue w/ a few light marks. Coin finish of action has some staining, mostly around bottom from hand wear. Stocks show some light wear in their original finish, mostly on sharp edges. Checkering lightly worn. Bores are excellent, action is tight. Mechanically fine, ejectors not tested, but consignor states they work fine. Case is fine on exterior, interior cloth detaching from lid. (20-2396/MGM86). MODERN. $3,000-5,000.

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WILLIAM POWELL NO. 7 "ARTISTOCRAT" GRADE BOXLOCK

Lot # 2083 (Sale Order: 84 of 670)      

GAME SHOTGUN. Cal. 12 Ga., 2 1/2". S# 11686. Bbls. 30" dovetailed are engraved “William Powell, 35, Cars Lane, Birmingham” on narrow swamped rib w/ doll’s head extension....more Bbl. flats are stamped w/ Birmingham nitro proofs for 2 1/2" chambers. Case hardened boxlock action is nicely filed & features automatic safety (“SAFE” on gold rectangle), pivoting 3rd fastener & dbl. triggers. Action is engraved w/ 60% coverage very nicely cut varying size & scroll. “William Powell & Son” is on each side. Blued top lever, floorplate & trigger guard are engraved w/ matching scroll, S# is on trigger guard tang. Lightly marbled straight grip buttstock measures 14 7/8" over black “White-line” pad. Stock features drop points, flat top point pattern checkering at grip & a sling loop on toeline. Right side of stock is branded w/ cartouche of far eastern letters. Matching splinter "Southgate" ejector forend has Anson release. MEASUREMENTS: BARRELS: Bore diameter: R .729 L .729. Restriction: R .006 (IC) L .020 (MOD). Min. Wall Thickness: R .028 L .028. STOCK: LOP: 14 7/8". DAC: 1 3/8". DAH: 2 3/16". Cast: approx. 1/2" off. WEIGHT: 6 lb. 12 oz. CONDITION: good to very good, missing parts. Bbl. retaining over 90% of an old reblack over some light marks & w/ some subsequent scratches. Action retains traces of case hardening color where protected. Top lever & floorplate retain most of their original blue, trigger guard w/ some original blue has added cold blue. Stocks retain 40-50% original finish, checkering somewhat worn. Sling loops are poorly done later additions, pad relatively new. Steel forend tip & screw missing. Bores are very good to fine w/ some light pitting. Action is a bit loose, bbls. slightly off face. In 1939, this gun retailed for $385. (20-3500/MGM113). CURIO. $800-1,200.

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SCARCE & PRETTY DARN NEAT W. & C. SCOTT

Lot # 2084 (Sale Order: 85 of 670)      

"QUINTUPLE BOLT" HAMMER SHOTGUN. Cal. 12 Ga. (2 5/8"). S# 6527. (1875). With attempts at the perfection of the breech loading system, many companies vied for ways to make...more the strongest possible gun action, some utilizing as many as six different bolts. W. & C. Scott came up w/ this interesting system to compete w/ W. W. Greener's very popular cross bolt. While the principal is sound, the amount of work entailed in building these guns was prohibitive & this system was abandoned upon Greener's patent expiring. This gun is fitted w/ 29 3/4" fine 3 stripe damascus bbls., w/ slightly raised game rib engraved "Scott's Patent Quintuple Bolt" w/ maker's name & "Regent Circus" London address. Bbls. have doll's head rib extension & flats are stamped w/ London black powder proofs for "13" bore. Case hardened action is fitted w/ front spring, rebounding locks w/ rnd. bodied serpentine hammers. Top lever retracts both standard Purdey underbolts & dual rnd. locking bolts on sides. Action & locks are engraved w/ sm. scroll borders w/ setter & duck scenes on sides of locks. Maker's name is on each lockplate under hammers. Stump figured & somewhat marbled dense European walnut capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14 1/4" over checkered horn buttplate. Stock features horn grip cap, point pattern checkering, drop points & silver oval. Matching splinter forend w/ shaped steel tip has Scott's patent push button release. MEASUREMENTS: BARRELS: bore diameter: R .721, L .719. Restriction: R 0 (PRE CHOKE), L 0 (PRE CHOKE). Min. Wall Thickness: R .032, L .035. STOCK: LOP: 14 1/4". DAC: 1 3/4". DAH: 2 15/16". Cast: 1/4" off. WEIGHT: 8 lbs. 5 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun is housed in what appears to be its original leather case w/ cartridge mag. in top closed by lg. nickel plated brass lock marked "EXCELSIOR LOCK" & w/ patent date of 1864. Top of case is set w/ relief brass badge for the "Connaught Rangers." Interior is lined in blue green cloth & has lift out tray for action & contains key. CONDITION: very good as partially refinished. Bbls. retaining over 95% of a very fine rebrown over some fairly deep pitting toward breech end. Definition to pattern is very distinct & attractive. Action retains 10-20% original case hardening color where protected, lock plates retain 40-50% original color. Stocks retain most of what appears to be their original oil finish w/ numerous marks & dents, checkering somewhat worn. Bores are good w/ scattered pitting. Action is tight. Locks are fine. Case leather has deteriorated. Some stitching parted, interior cloth good. (01-18403/MGM88). ANTIQUE. $1,250-2,000.

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FAMARS DI ABBIATICO & SALVINELLI MATCHED PAIR ZEUS

Lot # 2085 (Sale Order: 86 of 670)      

GRADE SXS SHOTGUNS. BOTH: cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". Bbls. 27 3/8"of fluid steel. Left bbls. marked "ABBIATICO & SALVINELLI". Matched pair of Gardone, Italy's finest. The gunma...moreking firm was established in 1967 by Mario Abbiatico & Remo Salvinelli & continued making some of the world's finest guns until 2012. Rnd. bodied assisted opening actions w/ dbl. under lug locks, selective ejectors & dbl. triggers, front trigger is hinged. Long tang trigger guards have rolled right edges. Breech end of bbls., top levers & forearm tips are marked w/ gold inlaid " I " & " II ". Bottom of floorplates are marked w/ banners engraved "ZEUS". These extra grade guns have full coverage Purdey style scroll engraving. Engraver's signature "inc Patelli" is found along right edges of floorplates. Quality 4 exhibition grade thin shell walnut stocks & forearms. Splinter forearms have wrap around point pattern hand checkering w/ open diamond in middle & engraved nosecaps w/ checkered latches. Straight hand stocks have wrap around point pattern hand checkering. LOP: 14 3/8" to checkered butts. DAC: 1 5/8". DAH: 2 3/8". Stocks are cast off. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Nizzoli leather covered 2 gun motoring case w/ purple velour fitted interior. Case has Abbiatico & Salvinelli maker's label. Case shows some handling marks & has original key. 1) S# 807. Gun I of the matched pair. Stocks have striking variation in color varying from orange to brown marbling & smoky dark streaking. Bore diameters: right - .723, left - .722. Choke constriction: right - .004, left - .014. Minimum wall thickness: right - .030, left - .035. WEIGHT: 6 lbs., 10.5 oz. (19-4753/DS). 2) S# 808. Gun II of the matched pair. Stock & forearm colors are predominantly varying shades of orange w/ fiddle & marbled figure accented by wispy black streaks. Bore diameters: right - .723, left - .723. Choke constriction: right - .004, left - .015. Minimum wall thickness: right - .035, left - .031. WEIGHT: 6 lbs., 8.9 oz. CONDITION: both guns are near excellent retaining over 99% original wood & metal finish. Gun II has a sm. scratch near the breech end of the right bbl. & a few light stock scratches. (19-4754/DS). BOTH MODERN. $12,000-14,000.

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FINE LITTLE 20 GAUGE BERNARDELLI SAN UMBERTO

Lot # 2086 (Sale Order: 87 of 670)      

SPECIAL GRADE SXS SHOTGUN. Cal. 20 Ga., 3". S# 62067. In 1958 this fine little shotgun retailed for $192.00. Bbls. 26 1/8" dovetailed fitted w/ slightly raised flat matte...mored rib. Tops of bbls. are stamped with steel type & "V. Bernardelli-Gardone V.T.". Engine turned bbl. flats are stamped "1961" & Italian nitro proofs. Extractor is stamped w/ chamber length "75" (3"). Coin finished scalloped backed boxlock action features non automatic safety, hidden third fastener, single non selective trigger & reinforced side bolsters. Action is engraved w/ near full coverage. Attractive long sprays of shaded scroll surrounding vignettes of game. A pair of doves are on the left side & 2 ducks in a marsh on right. Bottom of action pictures an oval scene of a running stag & 2 hinds. Blued trigger guard w/ matching scroll. Another dove appears on bow. Lightly streaked & fiddle figured European walnut capped pistol grip buttstock. Measures 13 7/8" over Bernardelli embossed hard rubber buttplate. Well cut point pattern checkering is at grip. Matching sm. beavertail forend w/ schnabeled tip has Anson release. Measurements: bbls. Bore diameter left: .614. Restriction: .021 (mod). Bore diameter right: .613. Restriction: .008 (IC). Wall thickness left: .047. Wall restriction right: .040. DAC: 1 3/8". DAH: 2 3/8". No cast. Weight: 6 lbs 3 oz. CONDITION: very fine. Original as found. Bbls. retaining over 95% original blue w/ a couple of light marks & scratches; mostly toward breech end of right bbl. Action retains essentially all of its coin finish w/ no evidence of cleaning. Blue of top lever thumb piece is slightly silver, as is safety button. Trigger guard retains nearly all of its original blue. There are only 1 or 2 minor marks in original oil finish of stocks. Checkering has very light wear. Chrome plated bores are very fine. Action is tight. Bbls. are on face. Trigger appears to work well. Gun has considerable amount of congealed oil & should clean up very well. PROVENANCE: Collection of Alan Bradley Shepherd. (20-4015/MGM). CURIO. $1,200-2,500.

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ARMAS GARBI MODEL 103-A SXS SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2087 (Sale Order: 88 of 670)      

Cal. 28 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 27-03-123-99. Bbls. 29" Chopper lump w/ aluminum front bead. Holland & Holland style side lock action w/ case colored finish having full coverage ...morerose & scroll engraving. Bottom of frame is marked "ARMAS GARBI / EIBAR". Ejectors. Dbl. triggers, front trigger is hinged. Splinter forearm & straight hand stock of exhibition quality European walnut having marbled grain w/ vivid dark streaking. Point pattern wrap around hand checkering. LOP: 14 5/8" to checkered butt. DAC: 1 5/8". DAH: 2". Stock is cast off for right handed shooter. Bore diameters: R- .549, L- .549. Minimum wall thickness: R - .030, L - .030. Choke constriction: R - .014 (IC), L - .021 (Mod). Weight: 5 lbs., 14.4 oz. William Larkin Moore importer marked. CONDITION: 99% bbl. blue. Action retains 90% lightly faded case colors. Original wood finish shows scattered sm. dents. Gun is tight & on face. Nice bright bores. PROVENANCE: From the Frederic W. Thrane Collection. (20-2468/DS). MODERN. $3,750-5,500.

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P. ARRIZABALAGA "SPANISH BEST" 16 GA. SIDELOCK

Lot # 2088 (Sale Order: 89 of 670)      

EJECTOR SELF OPENING DBL. TRIGGER GAME SHOTGUN W/ CASE. Cal. 16 Ga. S# 46-03-041-00. Bbls. 28". Pedro Arrizabalaga is known as a maker of best quality guns only & is cons...moreidered to be the top Spanish gun maker. This fine gun w/ 28" well struck chopper lump bbls. fitted w/ narrow swamped game rib are engraved w/ his name & Eibar address on top right. Engine turned bbl. flats are stamped w/ Spanish nitro proofs for 16 Ga., 2 3/4" chambers. Importers information (High Grade Imports) is neatly engraved on bottom of right bbl. Bbls. are fitted w/ H&H type self opening assist spring assembly. Case hardened sidelock action features automatic safety (“SAFE” inlaid in gold), bushed strikers, gold band tumbler end cocking indicators, H&H type hand detachable locks, & dbl. triggers (front articulated). Action is engraved w/ H&H type “English Scroll” w/ near full coverage very well cut lg. shaded scroll surrounding maker’s name in arched device on each lockplate. Maker’s name over “Eibar” is on bottom of action. Single beaded trigger guard w/ open scroll on bow & has S# in gold on tang. Well marbled, stump figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14 1/2" over checkered wood butt. Stock is classically styled w/ drop points & closely spaced point pattern checkering w/ mullered borders at grip. Matching splinter ejector forend has Anson release. MEASUREMENTS: BARRELS: Bore diameter: R .663 L .663. Restriction: R .004 (IC) L .020 (MOD). Min. Wall Thickness: R .023 L .024. STOCK: LOP: 14 1/2" DAC: 1 5/8". DAH: 2 1/2". Cast: 1/2" off. WEIGHT: 6 lb. 4 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: tan leather case w/ stitched leather corners is lined in green felt & has leather Arrizabalaga label stitched into lid. Case contains spare mainsprings & firing pins in covered compartment & bag for action in another. CONDITION: very fine, very close to “as new” w/ evidence of very little firing & casual field use. Metal parts retaining nearly all of their fine factory finishes w/ just a hint of silvering on sharpest edges of action. There are a few scattered very light marks in wood finish. Checkering shows very little wear, still light in color. Bright, shiny bores. Mechanically crisp. Ejectors are in time. Case is very fine w/ only a few minor marks on exterior. This fine gun retails for over $27,000. (20-4192/MGM). MODERN. $7,500-12,500.

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CLASSICALLY STYLED 28 BORE VENERE SIDELOCK EJECTOR

Lot # 2089 (Sale Order: 90 of 670)      

SINGLE TRIGGER GAME SHOTGUN BY F.lli BERTUZZI WITH SCROLL & BULINO ENGRAVING BY G. FERRAGLIO WITH CASE. Cal. 28 Ga. S# 6145. Bbl. 28". The Bertuzzi brothers have long sin...morece retired & examples of their limited production of guns, ranking among the world's finest, seldom come to market. This fine small bore example has 28" well struck chopper lump barrels with slightly raised concave matted rib. Top of left barrel is engraved "Filli BERTUZZI ITALY". Barrel flats are stamped with 2007 Italian nitro proofs for 2 3/4" chambers & with importer's name & address (BSANY MILLBROOK). Coin finished, scaled down sidelock action features non automatic safety ("SAFE" inlaid in gold) & single non selective trigger. Action & lockplates are engraved with near full coverage well cut classic rose & scroll. On bottom of action, this scroll surrounds nicely detailed Bulino portrait of woodcock in flight over open meadow. Both lockplates are engraved "Flli BERTUZZI", engraver's signature is on trigger plate. Single beaded trigger guard with matching scroll is gold inlaid with monogram "AR"?. Serial number is on tang. Superb feather crotch figured American walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14 1/2" over checkered wood butt with engraved steel heel toe plates. Well cut point pattern checkering is at grip & matching small semi beavertail ejector forend has Anson release. Uncheckered diamond at bottom is flush gold inlaid with crowned device. MEASUREMENTS: BARRELS: Bore diameter: R .552 L .552 Restriction: R .027 (FULL) L .017 (MOD). STOCK: LOP: 14 1/2". DAC: 1 1/4+". DAH: 2 3/16". Cast: 3/8" off. WEIGHT: 5 lbs. 12 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun is housed in its original brown pigskin leather case with stitched leather corners by Nizzoli. Interior is lined in burgundy cloth with gold embossed black leather Bertuzzi label stitched into lid. CONDITION: exceptionally fine, close to "as new" with only 1 or 2 of the faintest handling & assembly marks on all wood & metal surfaces. Mechanically crisp. Case is also excellent inside & out. An attractive light weight from the "golden age" of Italian gun making. (20-2503/MGM61). MODERN. $17,500-25,000.

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CAESAR GUERINI SUMMIT SPORTING 20-28 GAUGE SET

Lot # 2090 (Sale Order: 91 of 670)      

O/U SHOTGUN. Cal. 20 Ga, 2 3/4" & 28 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 105540. Both bbls. 31 7/8" w/ VR, vent side ribs & individual forearms. 28 Ga. bbls. include Mod. & Light Mod. choke ...moretubes, 20 Ga. bbls. include IC & Light Mod. choke tubes. White target front sights w/ brass mid beads. Boxlock action w/ Neo-Modern engraving having gray "Tinaloy" finish. Checkered gold finished SST. Auto Ejectors. Schnabel tipped forearms & pistol grip stock of checkered walnut w/ attractive dark streaked grain. LOP: 14" over solid black Kick-Eez pad. This gun is for a left hand shooter w/ left hand palm swell. It is also cast on about 1/2". UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Caesar Guerini 2 bbl. set hard case. CONDITION: over 98% metal finish. Stocks have good finish showing sm. scuffs. Bores show some plastic fouling. (20-1908/DS). MODERN. $3,000-4,000.

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CAESAR GUERINI SUMMIT SPORTING O/U SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2091 (Sale Order: 92 of 670)      

Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 103989. Bbls. 31 7/8" VR w/ vented side ribs, white target front sight & brass mid bead. Includes 2 extended IC choke tubes. Boxlock action w/ Neo...more-Modern engraving having gray "Tinaloy" finish. Gold finished checkered length adj. SST. Selective ejectors. Schnabel tipped forearm & pistol grip stock of checkered walnut w/ palm swell on left side of wrist. LOP: 14" over an R. A. D. recoil reduction system w black Kick-Eez pad. This gun has a left hand palm swell. The adj. butt makes it useable right handed w/ adj. to heel plate. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Plano Protector black molded case. 2 Mop type snap caps. CONDITION: over 97% metal finish. Original stock finish shows sm. marks. Sound mechanics. Very good bores. (20-1909/DS). MODERN. $2,000-3,000.

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CAESAR GUERINI MAXUM SPORTING O/U SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2092 (Sale Order: 93 of 670)      

Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 106772. Bbls. 31 7/8" w/ VR, vented side ribs, white front bead, brass mid bead & interchangeable chokes. Coin finished sideplated action w/ deep ...morerelief floral scroll ornamentation. Checkered SST. Selective ejectors. Schnabel tipped forearm & pistol grip stock of fancy walnut w/ a borderless cut checkering. Stock features left side palm swell, adj. comb & R. A. D. recoil reducing system w/ black Kick-Eez pad. LOP: 14". This gun has a left hand palm swell. The adj. butt makes it useable right handed w/ adj. to heel plate. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Caesar Guerini molded hard case. Includes total of 8 extended choke tubes consisting of Imp. Mod, Mod, 2 Light Mod. , IC, Skeet & 2 Cyl. CONDITION: over 98% metal finish. Stock shows spots of light wear & scattered handing marks. Stock has hairline cracks extending from the sideplates into the checkering. Very good bright bores. Sound mechanics. (20-1910/DS). MODERN. $2,750-3,500.

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PERAZZI SCO MX8 COMPETITION SET O/U SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2093 (Sale Order: 94 of 670)      

Cal. 12 Ga. S# 125876. Boxlock action with removable gold plated single selective trigger. Ejectors. Full coverage ornamentation featuring dragons surrounded by vine type...more foliate rose & scroll engraving that continues to forearm iron & trigger guard bow. Forearm & palm swell pistol grip stock of exhibition grade Turkish walnut have gloss finish showing variable tone burl figure with striking dark streaking. LOP: 14 5/8" over solid black Kick-eez pad. DAC: 1 3/8". DAH: 2". Stock is cast off for right handed shooter. Weight with 30" bbls.: 8 lbs., 7 oz. Both bbls. are VR with ported side ribs, interchangeable chokes with white target front sights & steel mid beads. 30" Bbls. are numbered to gun, 29 1/2" bbls. are S# 133062. Includes a 29 1/2" set of Briley Revolution 20 Ga., 28 Ga. & 410 sub gauge tubes with interchangeable chokes. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: aluminum Americase holding gun & sub gauge tube set. Case contains extra chokes tubes consisting of 2 tubes each for 20, 28, 410 sub gauge tubes. 5 Extra tubes for each 12 Ga. bbl. along with wrenches & tube assembly tools. Parts kit contains spare firing pins, mainsprings & assembly tools. Also includes instruction manual, Americase registration & instructions, Perazzi thank you letter, Perazzi decal, & cloth bbl. covers. CONDITION: action & both bbls. retain 99% original finish. Stock & forearm have good finish showing scattered small marks. Both bbls. have bright near excellent bores. PROVENANCE: From the Frederic W. Thrane Collection. (20-2477/DS). MODERN. $12,000-18,000.

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PERAZZI MX3 ORO SINGLE/DOUBLE TRAP SHOTGUN WITH

Lot # 2094 (Sale Order: 95 of 670)      

FINE ENGRAVING BY BILL MAINS. Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 62020. Two bbl. sets. One 33 7/8" w/ raised matted ventilated rib for singles trap, is ported. Perazzi information &...more importer (Perazzi USA / Rome - New York) is at rear. Mono-bloc is stamped w/ 1984 Italian nitro proofs & S# 64800. Second set of 29 1/2" O/U bbls. fitted w/ interchangeable choke tubes (2 extended stainless steel tubes in place marked for .015 & .020) & ventilated rib. This bbl. has proof date of 1992 & is numbered to the action. Coin finished, low profile, O/U action w/ V spring removable trigger group is fitted w/ ornamental sideplates. Action & plates are engraved w/ sprays of scroll at front & back framing game & dog scenes. Birds, pheasant on left & quail on right, are flush inlaid in gold. Dogs, pointing setter on left & what appears to be the same setter on right, are in high relief gold. Engraved backgrounds are nicely detailed. Bottom of action depicts a pair of flush gold inlaid ducks settling into a marsh. Engraver's signature "MAINS" is under dog on left sideplate (Bill Mains, celebrated American engraver, now deceased). Attractive flame figured & nicely marbled Claro walnut extreme pistol grip Monte Carlo buttstock, measures 15 3/8", over black "KICK-EEEZ" pad. Stock features right hand palm swell & nicely cut fleur-de-lis checkering. Slim Field forend has pronounced schnable. MEASUREMENTS: BBLS - Single .724 Restriction .037 (FULL). STOCK: w/ O/U bbls. DAC 1 1/4". DA rear of Monte Carlo 1 5/16". DAH 2 11/16". WEIGHT: 9 lbs. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: black pigskin leather covered ABS case lined in brown corduroy contains stock removable tool. Estimate of replacement value of $68,900, dated October 4th 2017. Letter from Bill Mains indicating that his records show that he completed his part of the engraving on May 22, 1986 & w/ anecdotes regarding his adding of the sideplates & doing the milling on a drill press at his subsequent acquisition of a Brown & Sharp horizontal mill he received in trade for engraving. CONDITION: very fine. Original O/U bbls. retain nearly all of a professional reblue w/ some marks & scuffs from removal of forend. Action retains nearly all of its coin finish w/ some evidence of light cleaning on bottom. Stocks retain nearly all of their original high gloss finish w/ a few minor marks. Singles trap bbls. retain nearly all of what appears to be their original blue, silvered on mono-bloc & w/ marks from contact w/ forend. Bores are excellent. Mechanically fine. Case is good, interior cloth detaching in top compartment. This is a custom gun w/ Bill Mains engraving, not factory production. PROVENANCE: Collection of Alan Bradley Shepherd. (20-4007/MGM). MODERN. $6,250-10,500.

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PERAZZI MX8 SCO SINGLE/DOUBLE TRAP SHOTGUN

Lot # 2095 (Sale Order: 96 of 670)      

ENGRAVED BY BILL MAINS WITH CARRYING CASE. Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 46047. Two bbl. set. One 33 1/2" for singles trap w/ very high matted ventilated rib. The other 31 1/2"...more O/U for doubles trap or sporting clays w/ high ventilated top rib & ventilated side ribs. Both fitted w/ 3" steel blinders to keep right handed shooter from using his left eye. Mono-blocs are marked w/ Perazzi importer information & "MADE IN ITALY". Bottoms of mono-blocs are marked w/ Italian nitro proofs for 2 3/4" chambers w/ date code for 2001. Coin finished, low profile, O/U action. Is fitted w/ removable V spring trigger group w/ single non-selective trigger. Action is engraved w/ near full coverage relief engraving in "gargoyle style" w/ scrolling acanthus terminating in the heads of mythological beasts in a stippled background. This striking engraving is by the celebrated Bill Mains whose signature of a buffalo is gold inlaid at front of trigger group mortise on bottom of action. Bottom of action is also marked "S.C.O." in forend iron mortise. Blued trigger guard bow has matching engraving & is gold inlaid w/ a broken clay target. Strikingly figured & nicely marbled flesh toned European walnut pistol grip buttstock is fitted w/ adjustable '"KICK-EEEZ" pad which is mounted on "R.A.D. System" adjuster. Stock also features adjustable comb. Grip, w/ right hand palm swell, is nicely checkered w/ fleur-de-lis & ribbons through pattern. Matching full forend w/ slight schnable has Deeley type release. MEASUREMENTS: BBL - .727. Restriction -.035 (FULL). O/U. BBLS - Bottom .734. Restriction .014 (LIGHT MOD). Top .734 Restriction .022 (MOD). WEIGHT: w/ O/U Bbls. 9 lbs. 6 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: black ABS "PERAZZI" embossed case is lined in black corduroy & contains 3 adjustment tools & stock removal tool. CONDITION: very fine, showing very limited use. Most wear is evident on single trap bbls. where high edges of mono-bloc are somewhat silvered. Otherwise there is a scattering of minor marks in stock finish & metal surfaces. Bores are very fine. Mechanically fine. This is a custom gun w/ Bill Mains engraving, not factory production. PROVENANCE: Collection of Alan Bradley Shepherd. (20-4008/MGM). MODERN. $5,000-7,000.

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PERAZZI TM1 SINGLE BBL. TRAP SHOTGUN W/ SCROLL

Lot # 2096 (Sale Order: 97 of 670)      

ENGRAVING AND GOLD WIRE INLAID BORDERS. Cal. 12 Ga. S# 3843. Bbl. 32" fitted w/ interchangeable choke tubes & raised ventilated rib is marked "Ithaca Gun Company" & with ...moreNew York address & Perazzi info either side of rib. Mono-bloc is stamped w/ 1976 Italian nitro proofs for 2 3/4" chamber. Blued action w/ removable coil spring trigger group is engraved w/ 60% coverage scroll w/ rose bouquet highlights. Outline of action is gold inlaid. Extreme pistol grip buttstock of lightly figured European walnut measures 14 3/4" over black "KICK-EEEZ" pad on adjustable plate. Stock also features adjustable Monte Carlo comb, point pattern checkering & right hand palm swell. Matching full forend has Anson type release. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: black ABS "Perazzi" marked case is lined in blue cloth & contains 2 choke tubes (1 in bbl. giving a total of 3) & wrench. CONDITION: fine, bbl. retaining over 90% original blue. Action w/ over 80% of its original blue w/ considerable active rusting on bottom & left side. Stocks retain nearly all of their original finish. Bore is very fine. Mechanically fine. This is a custom gun, not factory production. PROVENANCE: Collection of Alan Bradley Shepherd. (20-4017/MGM). MODERN. $3,000-4,000.

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LJUTIC ATA ENGRAVED MONO-GUN SINGLE TRAP SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2097 (Sale Order: 98 of 670)      

Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 814. Ornate fully engraved version of the famous Mono-Gun. Action, trigger guard, breech end of bbl. & forearm iron have full coverage vine type f...moreoliate scroll hand engraving w/ straight line gold borders having highlights of gold dots & flowers. The scroll foliate surrounds trap shooting scenes. Right side of receiver features 5 raised gold trap shooters. Left side shows 2 raised gold trap shooters & 2 gold bordered monograms marked "LJUTIC" & "MONO-GUN T". Bbl. 34" w/ fixed Full choke (.030") & raised matted VR that continues over the top of the receiver. White target front sight w/ white mid bead. Pull trigger & automatic ejector. Blue metal finish. Beavertail forearm & pistol grip palm swell trap dimension stock of gloss finished exhibition grade thin shell walnut having burl figure w/ contrasting vivid orange & brown tones. Stock & forearm have elaborate 22 LPI hand checkering. LOP: 14 1/4" over Decelerator solid black strap pad. DAC: 1 3/8". DAH: 1 1/2". Stock has a very slight cast on. Weight: 9 lbs. 13.4 oz. CONDITION: bbl. & action retain over 99% original blue. Gloss finished wood shows sm. scratches. Tight action w/ crisp mechanics. Bright near excellent bore. (20-1977/DS). MODERN. $5,000-7,000.

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MERKEL 360 SXS SHOTGUN.

Lot # 2098 (Sale Order: 99 of 670)      

Cal. 410, 3". S# 386815. Bbls. 28". IM. & Full chokes. Bbls. are marked w/ Merkel USA Trussville, AL address. Petit scalloped boxlock action w/ case colored finish having...more light coverage of scroll engraving. Single non selective trigger. Ejectors. Splinter forearm & hard rubber capped pistol grip stock of hand checkered fancy thin shell walnut. LOP: 14 1/8" over original buttplate. Weight: 6 lbs., 3 oz. Imported 2002-2014. CONDITION: near new retaining over 99% metal finish. Stocks show a few sm. handling marks. Bright bores. PROVENANCE: From the Frederic W. Thrane Collection. (20-2463/DS). MODERN. $3,000-4,250.

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POST WAR NON-MERKEL MFG COPY OF A 304E SIDELOCK

Lot # 2099 (Sale Order: 100 of 670)      

EJECTOR DOUBLE TRIGGER O/U GAME SHOTGUN IN HIGH ORIGINAL CONDITION. Cal. 20 Ga., 3". S# 30645. Bbls. 27 7/8" Demi-bloc are fitted with low narrow ventilated rib. Left sid...moree of top bbl. engraved "GEBRUDER MERKEL SUHL". Breech ends are engraved w/ attractively cut, large shaded scroll. Sides bottom bbl. are stamped w/ postwar German nitro proofs for 3" chambers, choke information & S#. No date mark is found. Case hardened, double Kersten O/U, sidelock, action w/ double underbites & Purdey locking bolt features non-auto safety, raised rib tumbler end cocking indicators & double triggers (front articulated). Action is engraved w/ near full coverage, lightly & attractively cut, large shaded scroll within geometric & sm. scroll borders. Bottom of action engraved "GEBRUDER MERKEL" (there is no "GM" logo on breech face). Single beaded blued steel trigger guard engraved to match w/ S# on tang. Nicely streaked European walnut capped pistol grip buttstock measures 15" over red "Old English" pad. Stock features semi-diamond hand, drop points, & closely spaced point pattern checkering w/ mullered borders. Grip cap is horn, deeply embossed w/ portrait of a "Green Man". Matching 3-piece slim forend has Deeley release. MEASUREMENTS: BBLS Bottom: Dia - .608. Restriction - .010 (light mod.). Top: Dia. .610. Restriction -.004 (IC). Wall Thickness - Bottom .045. Top .044. STOCK - DAH - 2 3/16". DAC - 1 5/8-". Cast very slightly off. LOP - 15". WEIGHT - 6 lb. 11 oz. CONDITION: very fine. Evidence of only very light field use. Bbls. retaining over 95% original blue w/ only a hint of silver on sharp edges. Action & locks retain over 95% of their original case hardening color w/ only a hint of silver & a few very light marks. Stocks retain nearly all of their original oil finish w/ some added oil on butt w/ installation of relatively new pad. Checkering very lightly worn. Bores are very fine. Action is tight. Bbls. are on face. Ejectors are slightly out of time. (20-3174/MGM). CURIO. $2,500-4,500.

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