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3415
$6,037.50

*MERKEL MODEL 303E SHOTGUN WITH CASE.

SN 95875. (1980) Cal. 12 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 28″ Demi-bloc bbls fitted with matted solid rib, are engraved with large open shaded scroll at breech ends, left side marked “GEBR. MERKEL SUHL” “MADE IN GDR”. Coin finished, double Kersten, OU action is fitted with hand detachable side locks, and features automatic safety, raised rib tumbler end cocking indicators, and double triggers (front articulated). Action is engraved with near full coverage semi relief open shaded Germanic scroll with some scroll and geometric borders. There are floral highlights on reinforcing bolsters. Bottom of action is marked “GEBR. MERKEL”. Matching steel trigger guard is blued. Well figured and lightly marbled European walnut capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14-1/4″ over checkered composition buttplate with Suhl logo. Closely spaced point pattern checkering is at grip which transitions with chinstrap to butt, which has right hand shadow line cheekpiece. Matching 3-pc ejector forend has Deeley release and engine turned iron. Bore diameter: top -.722, bottom – .722. Bore restrictions: top – .037 (full), bottom – .024 (mod). Drop at heel: 2-3/4″, drop at comb: 1-5/8″. Weight: 7 lbs. 7 oz. LOP: 14-1/4″. Brown vinyl case is lined in green flocked foam and contains a key. CONDITION: Excellent, close to new, with only a very few handling marks in both wood and metal. Bores are excellent. Mechanically crisp. Case is fine. 50204-1 (5,000-8,000) – Lot 3415

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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