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*FINE 12 GAUGE ARMAS GARBI MODEL “103 B” SPECIAL SHOTGUN WITH EXTRA BARRELS AND CASE.

SN GA14865. Cal. 12 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. Two sets of 28″ Chopper lump bbls are fitted with slightly raised, matted, game ribs, gold inlaid “1” or “2” at breech ends. Tops of bbls are engraved with makers name and address, model, and importer. Bbl flats are stamped with 1982 Spanish nitro proofs. Both bbl sets are fitted with H&H type self-opening assist spring. Coin finished sidelock action is nicely filed and features non-automatic safety, bushed strikers, and dbl triggers (front articulated). Action and lockplates are hand engraved with traditional Purdey type rose and scroll. “ARMAS GARBI” “EIBAR” is on bottom of action. Single beaded trigger guard has SN on tang. Very finely marbled flesh-toned European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-5/8″ over Silver type pad, and features drop points and diamond hand with classic point pattern checkering with mullered borders. Matching splinter ejector forend has Anson release. BBL set “1”: Bore diameter: left -.724, right – .722. Bore restrictions: left – .028 (full), right – .013 (mod). Drop at heel: 2-1/16″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Cast: approx 1/4″ off. Weight: 7 lbs. 5 oz. LOP: 14-5/8″. BBL set “2”: Bore diameter: left -.723, right – .724. Bore restrictions: left – 031. (full), right – .026 (Imod). Drop at heel: 2-1/16″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Cast: approx 1/4″ off. Weight: 7 lbs. 3 oz. LOP: 14-5/8″. Tan leather case with stitched leather corners is lined in green felt, and has embroidered Garbi label in lid. PROVENANCE: Remarkable William Larkin Moore Private Estate Collection of Fine Sporting Arms. CONDITION: Excellent, with evidence of light field use, with a few light scuffs and rubs and a scratch or two in wood and metal finishes. Mechanically excellent. Case leather has a number of scuffs. Interior cloth has some light insect damage and some rubs through. This model has a current suggested retail of over $28,000.00 exclusive of the extra bbl set. 50594-79 MGM166 (7,500-12,000) – Lot 3397

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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