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Lot 2115: Three Martini Action Long Guns

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Three Martini Action Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,700

A) English Martini Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: English
Model: Martini
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 29 1/2 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 348
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Martini action with Remington barrel. Chamber marked 2 3/4", choke marked full, and 14 3/8" LOP.

B) Thomas Bland Martini Action Sporting Rifle with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Bland Thomas & Sons
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 28 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 348
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The included factory letter confirms the current configuration when it was completed in 1866 for a Mr. Rothman "for his pending safari".

C) Prison Marked W.W. Greener "Police Gun" Shotgun

Manufacturer: WW Greener
Model: Mark III
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 348
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The stock is marked "PROPERTY OF/NEWGATE PRISON LONDON U.K./1922". 2 7/8" chamber, choke measured improved modified, and 14 1/4" LOP. Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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