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3532
$8,050.00

*EXCEPTIONAL HIGH ORIGINAL CONDITION 20 GAUGE ITHACA “4E” NID SHOTGUN “ALL OPTIONS”.

SN 443520. (1927) Cal. 20 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 30″ Bbls have flat, matted, raised, ventilated rib. Engine turned bbl flats are stamped with SN and grade. Bottoms of bbls are marked “BEST FLUID STEEL”. Case hardened NID action is fitted with single selective trigger with selector incorporated with safety button, and has early pin type cocking indicators. Action is engraved in typical “Grade 4” style, with 70% coverage large shaded acanthus with stippled background, surrounding scenes of birds on each side of action under “Ithaca Gun Co” and “Ithaca NY”; duck on left and standing pheasant on right. Blued trigger guard with more acanthus on bow has SN on tang. Lightly figured American walnut capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14-1/4″ over red Decelerator pad. Fancy pattern checkering at grip has fleur-di-lis intrusions and ribbons. Matching short beavertail ejector forend has inset ebony tip and Deeley type release. Bore diameter: left -.612, right – .613. Bore restrictions: left – .020 (IMod), right – .021 (IMod). Wall thickness: left – .037, right – .031. Drop at heel: 2-5/8″, drop at comb: 1-5/8″. Cast: Neutral. Weight: 7 lbs. 2 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: Excellent, with only a few light marks on bbls, with a hint of silvering on sharp edges and fences of action, color thinning a bit around bottom. Left side and part of top action show considerable browning with some light pitting. Top lever is slightly thinned on thumbpiece. Trigger guard and forend latch retain nearly all of their blue. Stocks retain nearly all of their orig oil finish with a number of light scuffs on toe line, with other scattered light marks and scratches. I believe that the only thing not original on this gun is the pad. Bores are excellent. Mechanically crisp. 50594-11 MGM136 (6,000-10,000) C&R; IVORY – Lot 3532

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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