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Lot 2298: Three Antique Percussion Double Barrel Shotguns

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Three Antique Percussion Double Barrel Shotguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) Bixler & Iddings Side by Side Shotgun

Manufacturer: American
Model: Double Barrel
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 9
Barrel: 36 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: brown/casehardened/blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 406
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

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

Description:

John Bixler and Samuel Iddings operated in Lafayette, Indiana, c. 1850-1880s.

B) Engraved and Silver Inlaid Hollis & Sheath Side by Side Shotgun

Manufacturer: Hollis & Sheath
Model: Percussion
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 10
Barrel: 35 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: brown/silver/casehardened/German silver
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 406
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

C) Engraved Side by Side Shotgun

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion Shotgun
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16
Barrel: 28 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 406
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

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

Description:

Likely Belgian.

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