PURDEY BEST PRE WAR SXS SIDLEOCK 12 GAUGE: MADE 1913 #20925 28″ SOLID RIB BARRELS (004 AND 028 CONSTRICTIONS) 2 5/8″ CHAMBERS DOUBLE TRIGGER EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM ENGLISH GRIP EXCELLENT CONDITION CHECKERED BUTT 6LBS 7 OZ 2 3/16″ DAH 1 3/8″ DAC 14 1/4″ LOP MAKERS OAK AND LEATHER CASE. Price: $29,500
RARE LeFEVER “A” GRADE .410 BORE FIELD SHOTGUN from COLLECTING TEXAS – MADE 1934 to 1942: LeFever “A” Grade .410 Bore Double Barrel Shotgun; Serial No. A300274; .410 Bore; 3” Chambers with 26” Barrels Choked Full and Modified; Perfect Bores; Twin Ivory Beads; Auto Safety; Extractors; Double Triggers; Very Limited Production – Made 1934 to 1943; Most of the Original Blue and Case Colors Remain; Nice Original Wood with Most Original Varnish Present; 14” Pull from Front Trigger to Original Ithaca Recoil Pad; 1-3/8” D.A.C.; 2” D.A.H. at Heel; Really Nice Rare American 410 Double Shotgun. Price: $5,975.
Parker VH 20 Gauge SxS Shotgun: Ser# 169122. Made in 1914. 28” Barrels are choked Modified and Full. Chambers measure 2 1/2”, they ring true. Bores are very good. Looks like a very small dent in the left barrel about 1/2 way down, you can barely see it on the outside. The barrels have 60% of the original blue, there is some light to moderate pitting on the outside of the barrels and rib, nothing that is unsafe.The receiver shows 1% case color under the top lever the rest has gone silver with some scattered patina. The screws on the bottom of the receiver have been repaired and no longer sit flush with the bottom of the receiver. The gun locks up tight with no play in the hinge, the lever is right of center. It is an “O” Frame Automatic safety. The wood is sound with no cracks or repairs that I can see. It appears to have the original finish. It is a capped pistol grip. LOP = 14 1/4”, DAC = 1 5/8”, DAH =2 3/4” It has the original DHBP. The gun weighs 6 lb 3.6 oz. This is a good sound hunting gun that you will not be afraid to hunt grouse with. Price: $2,995
HENRY CLARKE 16 GAUGE WITH 30″ BARRELS – MADE IN THE 1886 – 1894 TIME PERIOD: Exceptional condition English Double made by Henry Clarke in the 1886 – 1894 time period. This gun has all the hallmarks of a best maker; well figured wood, tight and detailed engraving and good design with the most modern features of this time period. Bar action locks with rebounding hammers. Articulated top lever with third fastener. Anson push rod fastening system (still on patent at the time – note the stamping). Gun is tight on face having been rejointed at some time in the past. Barrels are 30″ with mirror bores. Gun was proofed at 15/1 internal dimensions of .685. Presently the right bore measures .690 with 38/1000 choke (Full) while left is .691 with 35/1000 choke (Full). Chambers measure 2 5/8″. Minimum wall thickness in the right barrel is 30/1000 while the left 26/1000. Barrels ring nicely with no loose ribs. Stock has flat top checkering and an ebony buttplate with widows peak and engraved screws. Good dimension with; LOP of 14 3/8″, drop at comb 1 5/8″ and drop at heel of 2 1/2″. Weight of the gun is 6 LBS 2 1/8 OZ. Shipping is $50 and can be shipped directly as your loacl law allows. Price: $1,950
JOSEF JUST 20- FERLACH, AUSTRIA- O/U BOXLOCK GAME GUN- 300 SERIES ACTION with DOUBLE UNDERLUGS & DOUBLE BITE- KERSTEN TOP LOCK- 90% ENGRAVING: #5570, Josef Just, Ferlach, Austria: A Just 20 Bore Over & Under Boxlock Extractor Game Gun; 300 Series Action with double underlugs, double bite and a Kersten top lock with a single lug crossbolt, 28 3/8″ Solid Rib Bohler Steel barrels at .626 .006 & .018″ (Imp.Cyl. & Imp.Mod.), 2 1/2″ chambers, Correct wall thickness at .035″ on both barrels, Double triggers, Intercepting safety sears, Scalloped action back, Bolstered frame, Forend with a Deeley & Edge pull down release, Straight hand stock at 14 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 2 9/16″ over a hard buttplate, Neutral stock, 6 lbs. 8 oz., 90% coverage of rose and scroll engraving, The original barrel blue at 80-82%, The buttstock and forend remain at 90%, The checkering remains at 85%, Both bores remain excellent plus and bright and shiny the entire way. With the 300 Series action lock-up with the double underlugs, double bite and the upper crossbolt it should go the distant. Price: $1,875