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Lot 4231: Two European Cape Guns

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two European Cape Guns

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

A) Gold Inlaid Belgian Cape Gun

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Cape Gun
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/gold
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 127
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Gold inlaid lines and hunting dogs on either side. Left barrel has full length 9.6mm rifle insert. Chamber measured 3" with extractor, choke measured improved modified, and 14 1/2" LOP.

B) H. Westphal Cape Gun

Manufacturer: German
Model: Cape Gun
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16 8mm
Barrel: 26 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 127
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Chamber measured 2 3/4", choke measured cylinder, and 13 3/4" LOP. Provenance: The William Bugg Estate

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