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Lot 3031: Charles Lancaster Double Barrel Assisted Opening Boxlock Shotgun

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Charles Lancaster 12 Bore Double Barrel Assisted Opening Boxlock Ejector Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,600

Charles Lancaster 12 Bore Double Barrel Assisted Opening Boxlock Ejector Shotgun

Manufacturer: Lancaster Charles
Model: SXS
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 306
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The maker's have kindly confirmed that this gun was one of a pair sold in 1890 to W.R.G. Laverton. With replacement blued steel barrels marked on the concave rib "NEW BARRELS BY S.R. JEFFERY & SON LTD. GUILDFORD" and struck with the Birmingham nitro proof marks. The action signed "CHARLES LANCASTER/COLONIAL QUALITY" on each side, and with automatic safety with gold inlaid "SAFE".

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