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3495
$10,925.00

*SCARCE D. M. LEFEVER “8E” GRADE TRIGGER PLATE ACTION GAME GUN.

SN 1111. Cal. 12 ga. 30″ Bbls fitted with slightly raised, matted rib, are engraved “KRUPP” “FLUID STEEL” on tops. SN is stamped on bottom of right bbl. Rear portions of bbls are carved with typical Lefever high grade ogee decoration. Case hardened, trigger plate type, boxlock action features knurled roll safety, crossbolt top fastener, and nickel-plated dbl triggers. Action is engraved with 30% coverage well cut scroll and line borders surrounding finely detailed vignettes of dogs on sides; pointing pointer on left, and pointing setter on right. Bottom of action depicts a flying woodcock. “D. M. LEFEVER – SONS + Co” is at the bottom of each dog scene. Trigger plate is engraved “PATENTED 1902”, and “NOT” “CONNECTED” “WITH” “LEFEVER ARMS CO”. Trigger guard bow is engraved with circular scene of portrait of pointer, with ducks in background. SN is on tang which extends to checkered hard rubber grip cap. Lightly marbled and figured flesh-toned Circassian walnut capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14-1/4″ over checkered hard rubber buttplate. Side panels are checkered and have small lozenge shaped drop points. Checkering at grip is of point pattern, with fancy back border. A vacant gold oval is on toe line. Grade is not stamped on metal parts, nor under grip cap. Matching splinter ejector forend has schnabeled horn tip, and knurled roll release. Bore diameter: left -.738, right – .738. Bore restrictions: left – .035 (full), right – .032 (full). Wall thickness: left – .026, right – .031 . Drop at heel: 2-1/4″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Cast: approx 3/8″ on. Weight: 7 lbs. 10 oz. LOP: 14-1/4″. Twin ivory bead sights. PROVENANCE: Remarkable William Larkin Moore Private Estate Collection of Fine Sporting Arms. 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: Fine. Bbls retain approx 80% of what appears to be orig blue. Action retains 60 – 70% orig case hardening color, silvered on fences and around bottom. Stocks retain most of what appears to be their orig finish with some added oil, and numerous light marks. Checkering is lightly worn. Horn tip shows a repair screw and putty repair surrounding right side. Bores are excellent, with some light frosting. Action is tight. Ejectors are slightly out of time. 50594-30 MGM143 (5,500-9,500) C&R; IVORY – Lot 3495

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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