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*W. W. GREENER SIDE LOCK EJECTOR L.60 GRADE GAME GUN. SN 56051. Cal. 12ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. Double triggers. Automatic safety. 30″ Dovetail bbls are engraved “Sir Joseph Whitworth’s” on left bbl, and “Fluid Compressed Steel” on right. Concave game rib is engraved in scroll at breech and “W. W. Greener, Maker. 68 Haymarket London. Works St. Mary’s Square. Birmingham.” Bbl flats have Birmingham nitro proofs for 2-3/4″ chambers. Bottoms of bbls are marked w/ SN “56051” (1908), Greener elephant trademark, and Whitworth sheaf of wheat trademarks. Action has double under lugs, bushed strikers, and is engraved w/ SN, elephant logo, and proofs on water table as well as “W. W. G. England” on breech face. Nicely filed action has about 80% coverage of well executed small shaded scroll engraving w/ “W. W. Greener” on lock plates. Arcaded fences and top lever have matching scroll engraving, all the work of noted Greener engraver, Tomlinson (per factory letter). Tumbler ends have gold line cocking indicators. Trigger guard has scroll and SN in relief. Tip of trigger guard is engraved “Grade L 60”. “Safe” is inlaid in gold on top tang. Nicely streaked straight grip European walnut buttstock measures 14-1/8″ over an old Hawkins pad, and features large gold oval, drop points, and 26 LPI borderless checkering. Anson release splinter forend has checkering to match buttstock. Top of forend iron, bbl flats, water table and breech face are engine turned. Bore diameter: left -.736, right -.733. Bore restrictions: left -.036, right -.033. Wall thickness: left -.027, right -.025. Drop at heel: 2″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Weight: 6 lbs 13oz. PROVENANCE: Factory email letter with specifications. CONDITION: Very good. Bbls retain virtually all of good quality re-black. Action and lock plates have traces of orig case color, mostly silver gray. Trigger and top lever retain nearly all of their re-blue. Stocks have most of a varnish finish, edges slightly rounded. Checkering nicely re-cut. Bores are bright w/ some frosting throughout. Action is tight and on face. Ejectors are slightly out of time. Side lock Greener guns are seldom seen. 4-35885 MGM115 (7,000-9,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2008
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