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16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28" barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8" LOP

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28″ barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8″ LOP

Looking at doubles on Gunbroker.com is a tedious task, and most days I see the same overpriced, warmed-over junk that has been listed there for years. But every sometimes an interesting gun pops up.

Miroku is one of the largest gun makers in the world. For many years, they made Charles Daly over unders, and since 1973 they’ve made Browning’s Citori O/U shotguns as well as OUs under their own name for the UK & Euro market.

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28" barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8" LOP

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28″ barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8″ LOP

Miroku also made side-by-sides, including Browning’s BSS shotguns. The gun you see here is one of their early SxSs. It’s probably from the ’50s, and what makes it special is the gauge. I’ve seen a lot of 12 and 20 gauge Mirokus. But this is the very first 16 gauge Miroku I’ve come acrossIt’s on Gunbroker.com now, and the listing ends 12/19/2015 10:12:49 AM ET

These Miroku My Luck boxlocks are quality guns. They’re built on Anson & Deeley style actions, they use double and Purdey-style underbites.

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28" barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8" LOP

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28″ barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8″ LOP

This one has chopper-lump barrels proofed for 2 3/4″ shells and possibly choked Improved & Full. I really like the color-case hardening and the shape of the stock. It’s all really done, and I’m sure the gun is high-quality throughout.

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28″ barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8″ LOP.

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28" barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8" LOP

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28″ barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8″ LOP

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28" barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8" LOP

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28″ barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8″ LOP

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28" barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8" LOP

16 gauge Miroku Side-by-Side shotgun, 28″ barrels, Mod and Cyl, 14 7/8″ LOP

One Response to “Auction alert: A 16g Miroku “My Luck” SxS …”

  1. […] a week of firsts. Thursday, there was this 16g Miroku. Today it’s another rare 16, this one by the Pittsburgh Firearms […]

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