Online auciton alert: AYA 4/53 28g, No Reserve …

AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START
AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START

Here’s your chance to get a deal on a nice looking AYA. This one is being auctioned off on Gunbroker.com now with a penny start and no reserve. The listing ends Sunday, 1/23/2022, @ 11:00 PM EST.

AYA is one of Spain’s oldest and most respected gunmakers, and their No 4/53 is their basic boxlock shotgun. According to their site, “The Nº 4 is mechanically very simple, which makes it durable, dependable, and easy to service.” Here’s more about this SxS from the seller:

AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START
AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START

AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START! This is an AYA No. 4/53 double barrel shotgun chambered in 28 gauge. This gun rates at about 99.8%! This gun is absolutely beautiful. The metal finish is about perfect, with only the very TINIEST little scratch on the left side lower edge of the receiver. The case colors are perfect. It is equipped with ejectors. The 26″ barrels are also perfect with bright and shiny bores. The wood is excellent with one small repaired crack as shown on the left side of the wrist. The classic English straight stock coupled with the splinter forend makes this gun a quick handler. The chokes are IC & M. This gun is a box lock using the Anson & Deeley/ Westley Richards style of action. This gun was imported by American Arms Inc. This gun has seen very little use, and is absolutely gorgeous. Don’t miss this sweet shotgun!

AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START
AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START

Auction alert: 16g AYA boxlock side-by-side…

Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA boxlock shotgun
Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA boxlock shotgun

I always wonder what some guns are really worth. Auctions are nice because they give you a chance to find out. And when this auction ends, we’ll know just how much money people will pay for a nice, 16g AYA boxlock SxS. It’s on Gunauction.com and the listing ends on May 2, 2016 17:44:24 PT.

Aguirre y Aranzabal (AYA) is one of Spain oldest and best known gunmakers. This boxlock was one of their lower-end doubles. It’s a basic, no frills Anson & Deeley style SxS with extractors. I’m sure it’s well made, and it looks like it be a great grouse & woodcock gun.

Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA boxlock shotgun
Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA boxlock shotgun

Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA

Make: Aguirre y Aranzabal

Model: Field Sport Game Gun / No. 4 box lock #3 frame

Serial #: N036

Gauge: 16 ga

Action: Double trigger, auto safety, selective auto extractors

Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA boxlock shotgun
Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA boxlock shotgun

Markings: AyA – Aguirre & Aranzabal made in spain, on center rib marked FEIL SPORT GAME GUN

Barrel Length: 28″ solid concave rib, gold front bead

Chokes: Right hand imp. cyl. Left hand is mod.

Finish: Original factory blue barrels and trigger guard 99%, original factory case colored receiver 99%

Stock: Walnut straight grip, checkered butt

Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA boxlock shotgun
Aguirre y Aranzabal (AyA) AyA side by side 16 GA boxlock shotgun

Mechanics: Like new less than 100 rounds

Notes: Perfect grouse gun, nice easy fast pointing

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