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Lot 4849: Three Parker Brothers Double Barrel Shotguns

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Three Parker Brothers Double Barrel Shotguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400

A) Antique Parker Brothers Underlifter Hammer Shotgun

Manufacturer: Parker Bros
Model: Under Lifter Hammer
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 292
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

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

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured pre-1874. Left hammer absent. 2 1/2" chambers with extractor, chokes measured modified/full, and 14 1/4" LOP.

B) Antique Documented Parker Brothers Grade 0 Hammer Shotgun

Manufacturer: Parker Bros
Model: SxS
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 292
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:

Manufactured in 1882. The configuration is confirmed on page 144 of "Parker Gun Identification and Serialization" by Price and Fjestad excluding the modified stock. 2 9/16" chambers with ejectors, chokes measured cylinder/cylinder, and 13 1/4" LOP.

C) Documented Parker Brothers VH Grade Shotgun

Manufacturer: Parker Bros
Model: V
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 26 3/16 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 292
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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:

Manufactured in 1902. Configuration confirmed on page 334 of "Parker Gun Identification & Serialization" by Price and Fjestad with the exception of the cut down barrel. 2 3/4" chambers with extractor, chokes measured cylinder/cylinder, and 14 1/4" LOP.

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