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H. Mahillon, Brussels - Matched Consecutive Pair, Sidelock Ejectors - 12 Gauge, 2 3/4"
H. Mahillon, Brussels – Matched Consecutive Pair, Sidelock Ejectors – 12 Gauge, 2 3/4″

H. Mahillon, Brussels – Matched Consecutive Pair, Sidelock Ejectors – 12 Gauge, 2 3/4″: 28″ SxS barrels with hand-matted concave ribs, both choked cylinder & modified. 14 5/8″pull from articulated front triggers to checkered butts. 1 1/2″ – 2 1/8″drop. 1/4″ cast-off. Highly figured English walnut stocks with Anson-pushbutton-release splinter forends, straight English grips, classic flat-top point-pattern borderless checkering and teardrops. Casehardened actions with intercepting sears, bushed firing pins, concealed third fasteners, gold-washed cocking levers and automatic top tang safety with S inlaid in gold. Engraved with highly refined floral bouquets and scrolls by R. Smeets, engraver to the King. Weight: 6lbs, 8oz. Built 1973. In virtually new condition, with 99%+ barrel blue and 99% casehardening colors. Tight and with excellent bores. All components numbered 1 and 2 in gold. Together in leather-trimmed green canvas covered motor case. Price: $29,975.

PETER MAHRHOLDT OVER/UNDER COMBO 2 BBL.MATCHING SET 30-06 / 12GA. CLAW MOUNT SCOPE ALL 98% COND. CASED
PETER MAHRHOLDT OVER/UNDER COMBO 2 BBL.MATCHING SET 30-06 / 12GA. CLAW MOUNT SCOPE ALL 98% COND. CASED

PETER MAHRHOLDT OVER/UNDER COMBO 2 BBL.MATCHING SET 30-06 / 12GA. CLAW MOUNT SCOPE ALL 98% COND. CASED: DOUBLE KERSTEN BLITZ ACTION WITH EJECTORS AND BUSHED STRIKERS.FULLY ENGRAVED WITH GAME SCENES AND SCROLL.24″ 30-06 BARRELS WITH EXCELLENT BORES, QUARTER RIB AND CLAW MOUNTS WITH HENDSOLDT 4X32 SCOPE.12GA,28″ BARRELS WITH EXCELLENT BORES,CHOKED FULL AND MODIFIED WITH 98% BLUE & OVERALL EXCELLENT CONDITION THRUOUT,CIRCA 1951,RIFLE WEIGHT WITH SCOPE IS 8 LBS 9 OZ.WITH SHOT GUN BARRELS 6 LBS 10 OZS.L.O.P. IS 14 7/16″ D.O.C. 1 3/8″ AND D.O.H. 2 1/4″ES WITH LEATHER CASE. Price: $8600

RENATO GAMBA – London Model 12ga SxS Sidelock shotgun
RENATO GAMBA – London Model 12ga SxS Sidelock shotgun

RENATO GAMBA – London Model 12ga: 27 ½” IC/Light Mod. Straight grip stock to a checked butt, double triggers with the front trigger being articulated, automatic ejectors, gold oval, splinter forend, sidelock gun with case coled finish, Churchill rib, London oil finish, gun remains in pristine condition, includes case. 7 lb., 1 oz. 14 3/4”x 1 3/8” x 2 5/16”. Price: $4,500

CHAS. DALY – PRUSSIAN LINDNER MADE – FIELD GRADE – 12 GAUGE SXS boxlock: 28’ barrels cyl/mod. – double triggers- ball grip – auto safety – double under bolts with additional cross bolt – 2 ¾” chambers – 14 ¼” x 1 5/8” x 2 7/8” – recoil pad – case colors 20% – checkered side panel with tear drop. – Price: $3,100

CHAS. DALY – PRUSSIAN LINDER MADE – FIELD GRADE – 12 GAUGE SXS boxlock
CHAS. DALY – PRUSSIAN LINDNER MADE – FIELD GRADE – 12 GAUGE SXS boxlock

PARKER TROJAN 16 GAUGE WITH 28″ BARRELS – #1 FRAME: Here is a nice condition Parker Trojan 16 with 28″ barrels. This is a solid gun – tight on face wIth top lever right of center, no loose ribs, original stock finish, and no cracks to the wood. Extractors. Bores as original. Right barrel measures .665 with 30/1000 choke (Full), while left is .666 with 28/1000 choke (Full). Chambers at 2 1/2″ also as original. Front and center bead. Auto safety. This is a #1 frame gun. Weight of gun is 6 LBS 12 7/8 OZ. Period Hawkins pad (not a reproduction). This is a 205,0000 serial number gun. Stock dimensions: LOP – 14 3/4″, Drop at Comb – 1 5/8″, Drop at Heel – 2 1/2″. Price: $1,350

PARKER TROJAN 16 GAUGE WITH 28" BARRELS - #1 FRAME
PARKER TROJAN 16 GAUGE WITH 28″ BARRELS – #1 FRAME

On Ebay now: an original 1937 “The Parker Gun” shotgun catalog…

1937 Parker Double Barrel Shotgun Catalog
1937 Parker Double Barrel Shotgun Catalog

Old gun catalogs from the original makers are one of the best places to learn about vintage shotguns. This Parker shotgun catalog on Ebay now is one of the nicest the company every produced. It’s also one of the most detailed and informative. If you’re really into Parker shotguns, it’s a must have.

This catalog is from 1937 – so well into Parker’s Remington period. I think it’s the final retail catalog Parker/Remington ever produced. With nice pictures, long descriptions and big pages (the catalog measures 11″ x 8 1/2″), it’s also one of the best. Ever single Parker shotgun available at the time is featured – from the A1 Special to single barrel Parker Trap guns. There are also accessories like butt pads and detailed instructions for ordering a new Parker side by side.

On the collector’s market, a catalog like this is a $400-$475 item, so if you can get this one for any less than that you’re going well. The auctions end on Feb 07, 2013 @ 17:30:18 PST, so get on it now.

Here’s part of the description of it from the seller’s listing:

1937 Parker Double Barrel Shotgun Catalog
1937 Parker Double Barrel Shotgun Catalog

“This is a all original Parker Gun Catalogue from when Remington took over production. The catalogue is in excellent condition with minimal wear , one small tear on one page…The catalog has all of the information when one was going to order one of these fine shotguns. It includes all of the grades from A1 Special to Trojan. It describes each grade in detail…”

Auction Alert: Krieghoff, Parker, Fox, Lefever, Colt & more…

Gunrunner Online Firearms Auctions
Gunrunner Online Auctions

Gunrunner Online Firearms auction is having their November sale right now. They’re auctioning off these shotguns today and through the rest of the week. Below are a few from the list that caught my eye. There are some nice looking doubles there – get on them now.

Krieghoff Model 32 Trap "Crown Grade", 12 ga. O/U, 4 barrels
Krieghoff Model 32 Trap “Crown Grade”, 12 ga. O/U, 4 barrels

-Krieghoff Model 32 Trap “Crown Grade”, 12 ga. O/U, 4 barrels, Hard Case

-Parker Trojan, 12 ga. side by side shotgun, 30″, mfg. 1926

-Ithaca-SKB Model 600, .410 ga. over/under, 28″, Scroll engraved

-Remington 3200 Special Trap, 12 ga. over/under shotgun, 30″

-Rizzini Express 90L Double Rifle, .30-06 cal. over/under, 20 ga. barrel, Hard Case, Italy

-Ithaca Grade 4E, 12 ga. side by side shotgun, 30″, Flues, mfg. 1920

-Browning Citori Lightning, 28 ga. over/under shotgun, 28″, Box

Colt 1883 Grade 2 double barrel shotgun
Colt 1883 Grade 2 double barrel shotgun

-Colt Model 1883 Grade 2, 12 ga. side by side shotgun, Engraved, 30″, 1886 mfg., Factory Letter

-Colt Model 1878, 10 ga. side by side shotgun, 28″ barrels, Factory Letter

-Ithaca Model 600, 20 ga. over/under shotgun, 28″ VR, Engraved, SKB mfg.

-Browning Liege, 12 ga. over/under shotgun, 26″ VR, IC/M, Belgium

LeFever Grade DS, 16 ga. side by side shotgun, 26″, F/F

16g Fox Sterlingworth side by side, 28" barrels
16g Fox Sterlingworth side by side, 28″ barrels

-A.H. Fox Sterlingworth, 16 ga. side by side shotgun, 28″

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