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SN 37668. Cal. 20 ga x 20 ga and 30-06 over 30-06. Orig 12 ga. 26-3/4″ demi-bloc bbls are fitted with matted, ventilated rib, and have Merkel name and address on left rear and retailers address (W. Glaser Zurich) on right. Bottom bbl is stamped with German nitro proofs with proof date of 6/53. 24″ Custom OU rifle bbls are fitted with quarter rib holding one standing U-notch rear sight, and Buhler scope mount base. Front sight ramp has blank dovetail. Left breech area is engraved “H. J. D Herstahl Belgium”, right rear “Compound Nitro Steel Cap.” and are stamped with Belgian nitro proofs with date stamp for 1955. Coin finished, ogee backed, blitz, dbl Kersten action features non-automatic tang safety, pin type cocking indicators on sides, and single selective trigger. Action is engraved with 40% coverage well cut scroll surrounding scenes of dogs and game; setter flushing a pair of birds on left, and a nye of pheasant on right. Makers name and address is stamped on trigger plate. Lightly figured and streaked European walnut round knob pistol grip buttstock measures 13-7/8″ over Pachmayr white line rifle pad. Standard point pattern checkering is at grip. Each bbl set has its own matching 3-pc ejector forend with Deeley release. Shotgun Barrels: Bore diameter: top -.719, bottom – .719. Bore restrictions: top – .030 (full), bottom – .018 (mod). Drop at heel: 2-7/16″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Cast: approx 1/4″ off. Weight: 6 lbs. 15 oz. LOP: 13-7/8″. Rifle Barrels: Cast: approx 1/4″ off. Weight with scope: 9 lbs. 4 oz. LOP: 13-7/8″. Leupold Vari-X II 3 x 9 scope with crosshair reticle is in Buhler rings. CONDITION: Excellent, retaining approx 95% blue on bbls. Coin finish of action is slightly darkened, and silvered. Stocks retain most of their orig finish with some oil added at time of pad installation. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Mechanically excellent. 50706-2 MGM243 (5,000-10,000) C&R – Lot 3205

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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