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1059
$1,725.00

PARKER DH SHOTGUN 2-BARREL SET WITH TWO FORENDS.

SN 64913. Cal. 12 Ga. 1) 30″ bbl. 2-5/8″ chambers. Full matted rib with steel front bead. Chokes: CYL / CYL BORE. 2) 30″ bbl. 2-3/4″ chambers. Full matted rib with steel bead. Chokes: FULL / IMP MOD. No. 2 frame size. Double triggers, extractors, automatic safety. Full pistol grip stock with 14-5/8″ LOP over orig skeleton buttplate. Two splinter forends, numbered to 1 and 2 with matching SNs indicating that this gun’s second set of barrels were added by Parker and are mentioned in the PGCA letter as having been added in 1904. Gun is stocked with unusually nice European walnut with dark black streaking and fiddle back towards frame. Gun is engraved in typical early D pattern with Pointer on left and Setter on right surrounded by Parker scrolls. Trigger plate engraved with three pheasants. Gun is checkered in standard D grade pattern. Nickel oval in stock. Weight: 8 lb 8 oz. PROVENANCE: Parker Gun Collectors Association letter. CONDITION: Good. Frame has been cleaned to gun metal gray with no orig case color remaining. Bbl set 1: Good with approx 60% orig Damascus pattern remaining. Exterior of bbls with minor losses and corrosion. Bores good with light scattered pitting throughout. Forearm checkering is worn, most of which can still be seen, though some has been lost. Bbl set 2: retaining very good approx 70-75% orig contrast Damascus pattern. Bores are excellent though lightly frosted. Forearm is excellent as this set of bbls shows much less use. Checkering is strong. Buttstock checkering is worn though can be seen. Buttstock retains most of a restored finish with handling and hunting marks throughout. There is a small splinter of wood missing near the heel in front of the skeleton buttplate on right side. Skeleton buttplate engraving is worn, as is checkering, though orig to gun. Action shows a hint of looseness, otherwise mechanics excellent. 49928-1 (2,500-3,500) – Lot 1059

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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