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Auction Date: May 5, 2017

Lot 567: Connecticut Shotgun Mfg. Co. A. Galazan Model 20 Gauge Shotgun

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Handsome Special Order Factory Engraved Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Co. A. Galazan Model 20 Gauge Over/Under Side Lock Shotgun with Case
Estimated Price: $40,000 - $55,000
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Serial #Connecticut Shotgun Mfg. Co. A. Galazan Model 20 Gauge Shotgun ManufacturerConnecticut Shotgun Mfg. Co. ModelGalazan
TypeShotgun Gauge20 Catalog Page193
Barrel28 Inch Solid Rib FinishBlue/casehardened Grip
Stockwalnut ClassModern Long Gun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionThis top of the line model uses the best quality materials Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Co. can offer its customers. Each gun is custom built to the customer's exact specifications with a wide choice of features and engraving options. Less than 20 are built each year. This example features over/under barrels with a solid matte rib, single brass bead sight, an upper barrel marked "A. GALAZAN" on the left side and "CONNECTICUT SHOTGUN MFG. CO. N.B. CT U.S.A." on the right side (all in gold), a band of engraving at the breech, ejectors, 2 3/4 inch chambers and full/full chokes. The barrel flat is marked "G316/20 GAUGE-2 3/4 IN." The barrels and trigger guard tang are numbered to the frame with the serial number on the trigger guard tang in gold. The frame, side plates, trigger guard, break lever and forearm hardware feature a fine near full coverage tight scroll and rose bouquet design. The side plates are marked "GALAZAN" in gold inside a banner. The action features a single trigger and tang mounted safety with the safe "S" marking in gold. The trigger guard also features the initials "JEF" in gold. The beautiful fancy figured walnut forearm and straight pistol grip stock feature multi-point checkering, tear drop stock flats and leather covered recoil pad. The underside of the forearm features two diamond engraved insets surrounded by the checkering. Stock and barrel measurements: 14 3/4 inch length of pull; 1 1/4 inch drop at comb; 1 3/4 inch drop at heel; bore diameter at 9 inches from breech .624/.624 inch; wall thickness at 9 inches from breech .098/.098 inch. The shotgun weighs 7 pounds and 1.2 ounces. Comes with a factory leather bound takedown combination lock case with canvas cover, brass corner protectors and leather factory label on the inside of the lid, two-piece bore rod with attachments, pair of 20 gauge snap caps and oiler.

ConditionExcellent. The shotgun retains 99% plus original blue finish and case colors showing light takedown marks on the barrels. The wood is also excellent with a few minor handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The case is excellent showing some light wear to the leather edges.
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