Gallery of Great guns: a Parker, an Ithaca, and a Mullin……

More fine guns, in superb original condition. These are from James D. Julia’s October 2013 Auction.

EXCEPTIONAL INVESTMENT QUALITY HIGH CONDITION PARKER LIFTER HAMMER GUN. SN 13722. (ca. 1878) Cal. 10 ga. 2-7/8" Chambers. 30" Damascus bbls
EXCEPTIONAL INVESTMENT QUALITY HIGH CONDITION PARKER LIFTER HAMMER GUN. SN 13722. (ca. 1878) Cal. 10 ga. 2-7/8″ Chambers. 30″ Damascus bbls

EXCEPTIONAL INVESTMENT QUALITY HIGH CONDITION PARKER LIFTER HAMMER GUN. SN 13722. (ca. 1878) Cal. 10 ga. 2-7/8″ Chambers. 30″ Damascus bbls. Sold for $10,350

EXCEPTIONAL, ONE-OF-A-KIND, ITHACA NID SOUSA/ $1000 GRADE 12 GAUGE MAGNUM. SN 500536. Cal. 12 ga. 3" Chambers.
EXCEPTIONAL, ONE-OF-A-KIND, ITHACA NID SOUSA/ $1000 GRADE 12 GAUGE MAGNUM. SN 500536. Cal. 12 ga. 3″ Chambers.

 

 

 

TRULY EXCEPTIONAL, ONE-OF-A-KIND, ITHACA NID SOUSA/ $1000 GRADE 12 GAUGE MAGNUM. SN 500536. Cal. 12 ga. 3″ Chambers. Sold for $69,000

EXCEPTIONALLY FINE HIGH CONDITION PATRICK MULLIN 8 BORE PERCUSSION WATERFOWLER. Sold for $9,775
EXCEPTIONALLY FINE HIGH CONDITION PATRICK MULLIN 8 BORE PERCUSSION WATERFOWLER. Sold for $9,775

 

 

 

EXCEPTIONALLY FINE HIGH CONDITION PATRICK MULLIN 8 BORE PERCUSSION WATERFOWLER. Sold for $9,775

A quick look at an early Parker shotgun…

Parkers double barrel shotguns are probably the most popular, and most collectible, of the vintage America side by sides. Here’s a good look at one of the earliest Parker designs – the Under Lifter hammergun. I handled a number of under-lifter Parkers. They’re surprisingly easy to open/close.

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