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Browning Superposed SuperLight 28ga & 20ga - 28” 26.5” - IC/M - ca. 1984 - The Ultimate Upland Combo - Only One in Existence
Browning Superposed SuperLight 28ga & 20ga – 28” 26.5” – IC/M – ca. 1984 – The Ultimate Upland Combo – Only One in Existence

Browning Superposed SuperLight 28ga & 20ga – 28” 26.5” – IC/M – ca. 1984 – The Ultimate Upland Combo – Only One in Existence: Gregoire Engraved and Signed – I acquired this gun from the original owner some years back – at that time it was unfired. Since then, I found a set of 28ga barrels “in the white” from Browning and had them custom fitted to this gun, turning into the package I’m presenting today. The work was done by Browning Master Gunsmith and the barrels are numbered #1 and #2 respectively. I have hunted this gun and have enjoyed it thoroughly. The 28ga barrels are Lightning Model Barrels but because of the era they fit perfectly and I like both the wider Lightning field rib on the 28ga and the tapered rib of the 20ga barrels – best of both worlds. The package comes ready to travel in a Negrini Uplander Model case – I have used it during air travel and it is the coolest and most functional case for this setup.  This is a very fine shotgun and is one of 217 total Superlight guns made in 1983/1984 era – some of the last of the Belgium guns. I guess the question becomes, where can a man find a 28ga superlight…? Very hard to find. Note: I have a Browning letter for the original 20ga configuration – obviously does not talk about 28ga barrels. Price: $27,995

A. Ward Thompson ~ Double Barrel Boxlock Ejector ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS Shotgun
A. Ward Thompson ~ Double Barrel Boxlock Ejector ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS Shotgun

A. Ward Thompson ~ Double Barrel Boxlock Ejector ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS Shotgun: Blued barrels engraved with band of stylized foliage at each breech end. Concave rib with bead front sight and signed “A. WARD THOMPSON. MIDDLESBROUGH”. The underside of the barrels struck with Birmingham nitro proof marks and nitro reproof marks. Casehardened action signed “A. WARD THOMPSON” on each side, with blued toplever, automatic safety with gold inlaid “SAFE”, blued trigger guard, and fences finely carved with stylized acanthus foliage. With classic English border and scroll engraving throughout. Well figured straight hand stock with carved drop points, checkered panels to the grip and forearm, the latter with Anson push button release, and the underside of the butt inset with gold oval initial escutcheon engraved with the monogram “R.W”. Price: $7,999.99

FRANCOTTE 25E PIGEON SxS BOXLOCK SHOTGUN
FRANCOTTE 25E PIGEON SxS BOXLOCK SHOTGUN

FRANCOTTE 25E PIGEON SxS BOXLOCK SHOTGUN: FRANCOTTE 30″ PIGEON GUN ON THE 25E GRADE, CHOKED I/C-MOD,CLEAN GUN,GREAT COLORS, BRIGHT BORES! LOP 14 1/2″-1 1/2-2 9/16….7.5LBS Price: $6,450

DEFOURNY SEVRIN 16 GAUGE BOXLOCK EJECTOR - MADE IN 1943 - HIGH CONDITION - LONG LOP
DEFOURNY SEVRIN 16 GAUGE BOXLOCK EJECTOR – MADE IN 1943 – HIGH CONDITION – LONG LOP

DEFOURNY SEVRIN 16 GAUGE BOXLOCK EJECTOR – MADE IN 1943 – HIGH CONDITION – LONG LOP: High condition Defourny Sevrin 16 gauge boxlock ejector made in 1943. Original case color at 98%. Well executed tight rose and scroll engraving. Ejectors well timed. Gun is tight on face like new. Purdey style third fastener. Barrels are 27 5/8″. Mirror bores that measure .665 right and .663 left. Chokes are full and full. Chambers measure 2 5/8″ and are stamped 2 1/2″ (65MM). Barrels ring nicely – ribs are tight. No cracks to wood. Wood reflects field use. LOP is 14 15/16″. Drop at comb – 1 1/2″. Drop at heel – 2 3/8″. Auto safety. Weight of gun is 6 LBS 7 1/2 OZ. Price: $3,650

L. C. Smith 30" 16GA Field Grade SxS by Hunter Arms
L. C. Smith 30″ 16GA Field Grade SxS by Hunter Arms

L. C. Smith 30″ 16GA Field Grade SxS by Hunter Arms: This gun has 30″ Armor Steel barrels choked full and full with 2 3/4″ chambers. The gun is in excellent original condition retaining 30% of the original case colors,95% of the original barrel blue and wood finish. The bores are bright and free of any rust or dents. The barrels are on face and lock up tightly to the action. The stock is sound with no cracks or damage and it retains the original factory buttplate. The action is a featherweight frame and the gun weighs 6-8. Stock dimensions are 14″ LOP, 1 5/8″ at comb, 2 5/8″ at heel. A classic pheasant gun or vintager clays gun. Price: $1,495

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