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Lot 211: Three European Double Barrel Shotguns

Auction Date: May 25, 2022

Three European Double Barrel Shotguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $600 - $900

A) Belgian Proofed "W. Richards" Underlever Hammer Shotgun

Manufacturer: W. Richards
Model: DOUBLE BARREL
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 32 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 488
Item Interest: Average
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.

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

Description:

"*W. RICHARDS*" marked on both sides of the receiver. LOP: 14 1/4".

B) Belgian Proofed Percussion Shotgun

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Double Barrel
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 10
Barrel: 31 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 488
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"TWIST" marked on the rib. Gold-like bands near the percussion nipples. LOP: 14 1/4".

C) Ward & Sons Percussion Shotgun

Manufacturer: Ward & Son
Model: Percussion Shotgun
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 10
Barrel: 31 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: brown/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 488
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:

LOP: 14".

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