Manufactured in 1878. Damascus steel, solid rib barrels with single bead sight. Casehardened locks and receiver with standard Grade D engraving. Nicely figured, checkered walnut splinter forend and round knob pistol grip stock with steel buttplate. The grade, barrel length, stock, and under lifter action are confirmed on page 100 of "Parker Gun Identification & Serialization" by Price and Fjestad. Barrel and stock measurements (R/L): chambers measured at 2 9/16 inches; bores 9 inches from the breech measure .792/.794 inches; choke constriction .028/.033 inches; 2 3/16 inch drop at comb; 3 1/4 inch drop at heel; 13 7/8 inch length of pull; weight 8 lbs 11 oz.
Very fine overall, showing an attractive brown patina on the barrels with 50% plus original case colors on the receiver and locks. The wood shows some dents and scratches and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.
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