Lot #4888
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Lot 4889: Parker Brothers 20 Gauge VHE Grade Double Barrel Skeet Shotgun

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Lot 4889: Parker Brothers 20 Gauge VHE Grade Double Barrel Skeet Shotgun

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized:

Scarce Parker Brothers 20 Gauge VHE Grade Double Barrel Skeet Marked Shotgun

Manufacturer: Parker Bros
Model: VHE
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
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:

Manufactured in 1909. Per page 411 of "The Parker Story" by Gunther, Mullins Parker, Price, and Cote, only 217 20 gauge VH grade guns were built in the skeet configuration. The stock is a replacement. Chambers measured 2 3/4" with ejectors, chokes bored out and remarked "SKEET/OUT"/"SKEET/IN", and 14 1/8" LOP.

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