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Lot 2318: Charles Lancaster/George Gibbs Self-Opening Shotgun

Factory Engraved Charles Lancaster/George Gibbs Self-Opening Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: October 5, 2022

Lot 2318: Charles Lancaster/George Gibbs Self-Opening Shotgun

Factory Engraved Charles Lancaster/George Gibbs Self-Opening Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: October 5, 2022

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,500

Factory Engraved Charles Lancaster/George Gibbs Self-Opening Double Barrel Shotgun

Manufacturer: Lancaster Charles
Model: SXS
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 414
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The maker's records confirm this shotgun was made in 1892. Replacement barrels with rib marked "BARRELS BY GEORGE GIBBS Ltd. 37. BALDWIN St. BRISTOL." Chambers proved at 2 1/2" with extractor, chokes measured cylinder/improved modified, and 14 1/2" LOP.

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