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1130
$6,612.50

*L.C. SMITH SKEET SPECIAL GRADE 20 GAUGE SHOTGUN WITH OPTIONS.

SN FWE138533. Cal. 20 ga. Unusual factory 27″ bbls, 2-3/4″ chambers, IC & CYL chokes. Automatic ejectors. Twin ivory beads, concave matted rib. Beavertail forend. Featherweight Ejector Skeet Special receiver. Left lockplate engraved with bird and skeet target. Right lockplate engraved with grouse in flight. Hunter One Trigger. Straight grip on a nicely figured piece of walnut. Checkered butt. LOP 14-3/8″, DAC 1-1/2″, DAH 2-1/4″. Non-automatic safety. Accompanied by factory letter that shows it is a Special Skeet grade with 27″ bbls. Finished on June 6, 1934. It was ordered with automatic ejectors, Hunter One Trigger and beavertail forend. Only 3 were made with this exact configuration. PROVENANCE: The L.C. Smith Collection of Gerald Basham. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: Fine. This gun remains in excellent factory condition. Bbls retain most of their orig blue with light handling marks. Minor abrasion on left side of top rib 6″ back from muzzle. Bbls undented, undinged with bright unpitted bores. Receiver has maintained a large degree of orig case color which is faded yet strongly evident. Screws are fine. Long tang trigger bow still retains a majority of faded blue. Walnut buttstock has nice contrasting grain and is tight and uncracked. Both forend and buttstock show very nice sharp checkering and wood retains nearly all finish. Minor handling marks. Checkered butt remains clean. This gun is tight and functions crisply, ejectors are strong. A super example of a highly optioned L.C. Smith Skeet Special in 20 gauge! 50492-3 TJW (2,750-4,250) C&R; IVORY – Lot 1130

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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