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Lot 680: L. C. Smith/Hunter Arms .410 Bore Ideal Grade Shotgun

Scarce L. C. Smith/Hunter Arms .410 Bore Ideal Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

Lot 680: L. C. Smith/Hunter Arms .410 Bore Ideal Grade Shotgun

Scarce L. C. Smith/Hunter Arms .410 Bore Ideal Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

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

Scarce L. C. Smith/Hunter Arms .410 Bore Ideal Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

Manufacturer: Hunter Arms Company
Model: Ideal
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 410
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
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:

Per page 177 of "L. C. Smith Shotguns" by William Brophy, only 220 Ideal Grades were built as .410 bore guns. Chambers measured 3" with extractor, chokes measured full/full, and 14 /18" LOP. Provenance: The Paul H. Thompson of Union, SC Collection

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