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Lot 2251: W.W. Greener 10 Gauge “Facile Princeps” Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Engraved W.W. Greener 10 Gauge “Facile Princeps” Double Barrel Boxlock Ejector Duck Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Engraved W.W. Greener 10 Gauge “Facile Princeps” Double Barrel Boxlock Ejector Duck Shotgun

Manufacturer: WW Greener
Model: Box Lock
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 10
Barrel: 32 inch solid rib
Finish: brown/casehardened/blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 293
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured c. 1889. Birmingham proofs and nitro reproofs (1995), 2 7/8" chambers, choked extra full (down to .730"), and 14 5/8" LOP. Will not assemble due to mechanical issue. Needs to be checked out by a qualified gunsmith. Provenance: The Malcolm King Collection

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