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3450
$40,250.00

*RARE PARKER .410 “DHE” GAME GUN WITH BEAVERTAIL FOREND AND SINGLE TRIGGER.

SN 235856. Cal. 410. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 000 Frame. 26″ Bbls are marked “PARKER BROS MAKERS, MERIDEN, CT. U.S.A. TITANIC STEEL” on slightly raised, matted game rib. Bbl flats are stamped with Parker proofs, grade, weight, and steel type (although “T” in a circle appears to have been obliterated). Case hardened action with all correct marks on water table, features non-automatic safety and single selective Parker trigger. Action is engraved in typical “D” style with 80% coverage varying sized scroll with geometric and small scroll borders surrounding scenes of setter on left, pointer on right, and group of four pheasant on trigger plate. “PARKER BROS” is on scrolled ribbon on each side of action. Scroll engraved trigger guard has SN on tang. Nicely crotch figured American walnut Parker Meriden capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14-3/8″ over skeleton steel buttplate. Typical lozenge shaped drop points are behind side panels, and point pattern checkering is at grip. A large vacant silver oval is on toe line. Matching beavertail ejector forend without reinforcing bolt, has typical latch, and patent date stamped on iron. Bore diameters at muzzles: left -.398, right – .400. Wall thickness: left – .035, right – .035. Drop at heel: 2-3/16″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Cast: Neutral. Weight: 6 lbs. 2 oz. LOP: 14-3/8″. This gun matches most specifications as listed in the PARKER GUN IDENTIFICATION AND SERIALIZATION ledger (beavertail forend and single trigger not specified). Twin ivory bead sights. PROVENANCE: Letter ? 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, as refurbished, most likely by DelGrego, retaining essentially all fine custom finishes on wood and metal, with some light handling and assembly marks. Bores are excellent. Mechanically excellent. A very scarce gun; THE PARKER STORY estimates 59 made with 26″ bbls. 50607-1 MGM199 (35,000-55,000) IVORY – Lot 3450

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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