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SN 233194. Cal. 20 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 0 Frame. This appears to be a DHE “All options” gun upgraded to “A1 Special”. This gun has 26″ ventilated rib bbls marked “Titanic Steel” with correct markings on water table. Another set of 26″ bbls has been fitted with Belgian proofs and wide, concave, matted rib. Belgian bbls have gold bands at muzzle and breech. Parker bbls have gold only at breech. Cyanide colored action has been nicely filed with four beads at fences, with bead along water table terminating in scroll at bottom. Action also features automatic safety (SAFE inlaid in gold), pierced thumbpiece to top lever, and single selective gold-plated trigger. Action is engraved with open flowing scrolled acanthus with floral highlights, as often seen on late A1 Special guns. “Parker Bros” is inlaid in gold on bottom of action. Trigger guard with matching engraving has SN inlaid in gold at grip. Beautifully marbled and nicely figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-1/2″ over matching skeleton buttplate. Stock features “A1 Special” pattern checkering with mullered borders, and checkered side panels with large fleur-di-lis drop points. Matching beavertail ejector forend with reinforcing bolt is checkered with fleur-di-lis extensions into pattern. Parker bbls: Bore diameter: left -.615, right -.615. Bore restrictions: left -.004 Flared (skeet), right -.007 Flared (skeet). Wall thickness: left -.026, right -.026. Drop at heel: 2-7/16″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Cast: approx 1/2″ off. Weight: 6 lbs. 14 oz. LOP 14-1/2″. Belgian bbls: Bore diameter: left -.622, right -.621. Bore restrictions: left -.020 (mod), right -.017 (lt mod). Wall thickness: left -.030, right -.030. Drop at heel: 2-7/16″, drop at comb: 1-3/8″. Cast: approx 1/2″ off. Weight: 6 lbs. 12 oz. LOP 14-1/2″. Huey oak and leather case with stitched leather corners, oval brass medallion, and Huey brass label has serial number “369” on lid. Interior is lined with green suede, with Parker gold embossed black leather label. Partitions are topped with oak, and gun is semi-French fitted, accessories are French fitted, and gold-plated. Accessories include striker bottle, round oil bottle, pair of snap caps, and also two rosewood handled turnscrews, one large and one small. Two keys are in a covered compartment. Twin ivory beads. 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: Excellent, near new, as custom finished. All work performed is of the highest caliber with correct finishes and polishes overall. There are only one or 2 minor marks in the wood. Metal finish is nearly flawless. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Ejectors are in time. Trigger works. Case leather is excellent, showing a few rubs, mostly on corners and along top edge. Interior is near new, somewhat soiled from contact with bbls. Accessories are slightly toned. 50819-24 MGM186 (12,000-18,000) IVORY – Lot 3438

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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