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3504
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*FABULOUS L.C. SMITH GRADE 3E 20 GAUGE SHOTGUN.

SN 6121E. Cal. 20 ga. 26″ bbl, 2-3/4″ chambers, full length matted rib with brass front bead and marked “HUNTER ARMS CO. FULTON, NEW YORK” at breech. Blued front position Hunter One SST, automatic ejectors, non-auto safety. Capped full pistol grip buttstock, checkered in 2-point pattern and of beautifully figured English walnut with excellent grain pattern and dense mineral streaking. Serrated lined HRBP. Splinter forearm with banjo roll type release, checkered in 3-point pattern with triangular ebony tip. Receiver is beautifully engraved with quail on right and left sidelocks surrounded by light scroll engraving in typical Grade 3 pattern. Bottom of receiver is lightly scroll engraved. Trigger guard bow with burst of scroll and geometric design and SN noted at tang. Top of frame and top lever are also lightly scroll engraved. Bore diameter: left – .590 , right – .590. Bore restrictions: left – .011 (full), right – .004 (full). Minimum wall thickness: left – .032, right – .031. Weight: 5 lbs. 10 oz. Drop at comb: 1-5/8″, drop at heel: 2-5/8″. LOP: 14-1/2″. CONDITION: Exceptional and collector quality. Bbls retain nearly all of what appears to be their original blued finish. Receiver retains 95% + orig L.C. Smith case colors. Engraving appears quite crisp and screws are excellent. Trigger guard and forearm iron are excellent and near mint with minor toning from handling. Buttstock is exceptional and retains nearly all of an extremely high quality professionally restored finish, as does forearm. Checkering is crisp and filled in. Mechanics are crisp. Bores are bright and shiny. This is truly an investment quality pre-1913 small bore Smith. 51102-3 JSL (10,000-15,000) C&R – Lot 3504

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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