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SN 8424. Cal. 16 ga. 2-3/4″ Cham. 27-1/2 chopper lump bbls, choked IC/Mod, top of bbls engraved “AUG. FRANCOTTE & CIE”. Bbl flats have Liege nitro proofs but no “AF” marks. Coin finish, sidelock action features superb full coverage bouquet and fine scroll engraving, gold line cocking indicators, gold washed internal parts, articulated double triggers, auto ejectors. Beautiful dark streaked marblecake walnut, splinter forend, straight grip. 14-5/8″ LOP over solid brown pad. PROVENANCE: Remarkable William Larkin Moore Private Estate Collection of Fine Sporting Arms. CONDITION: Very fine as restored. Bbls retain a fine rust blue finish with sharp engraving over the top. Wood is sound and has a fine high luster finish applied with a few light scattered handling marks and dings. Bright bores, mechanics crisp, action slightly loose with forend off. 50595-28 JWD (5,500-9,000) C&R – Lot 1310

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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