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1456
$61,525.00

*SUPER RARE AND DESIRABLE 28 GAUGE PARKER “DHE” SKEET GUN WITH STRAIGHT GRIP,SINGLE TRIGGER AND BEAVERTAIL FOREND.

SN 239005. Cal. 28 ga, 2-7/8″ Chambers. 00 Frame. 26″ Titanic steel bbls are fitted with two ivory beads. All correct markings are on bbl flats and lumps. Flats are stamped for skeet in and out. Splinter is of reinforced type. Typical case hardened Parker action features non-automatic safety, lightening cuts in water table (which also has all correct markings), and Parker single selective trigger. Action is engraved in typical late “D” style with 80% coverage varying sized scroll surrounding dogs on sides; setter on left and a pointer on right. “PARKER” is on bottom of action. Usual nye of pheasant are on trigger plate. Blued trigger guard has scroll on bow and SN on tang. Very nicely feather crotch figured American walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-1/8″ over skeleton steel buttplate. Stock features usual drop points and point pattern checkering. A silver oval on toe line is engraved “GP”. Matching beavertail ejector forend has typical Parker release and reinforcing bolt. Gun matches specifications as listed in the PARKER GUN IDENTIFICATION & SERIALIZATION ledger except for straight stock and beavertail. (These are listed in the Abercrombie & Fitch records.) Bore diameter: left -.551, right – .551. Bore restrictions: left – .006 (skeet), right – .006 (skeet). Wall thickness: left – .031, right – .028. Drop at heel: 2-1/4″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Weight: 6 lbs. 1 oz. LOP: 14-1/8″. PROVENANCE: G & H disposition records: where this gun was received at A & F in 1937, and was unsold until 1943, when it was sold to Craig G. Forbes. It was consigned as a used gun in 1948, and sold later that year to J. Marron. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls retain over 90% of what appears to be orig blue. Action retains 30 – 40% orig color. Traces of orig blue are on trigger guard. Stocks retain over 90% orig finish with numerous marks and small scratches. Bores are excellent. Mechanically fine. A rare gun with 85 28-ga DH guns with Titanic bbls, estimated by THE PARKER STORY. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Please read the Conditions of Sale, section 15, for more information regarding the Endangered Species Act, and your responsibilities as a buyer. 52657-1 MGM (40,000-60,000) C&R; ESA – Lot 1456

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Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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