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Lot 3414: Unknown Engraved Ferlach 16 Gauge Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Unknown Game Scene Engraved Ferlach 16 Gauge Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,500

Unknown Game Scene Engraved Ferlach 16 Gauge Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun

Manufacturer: Ferlach
Model: Double Barrel
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16
Barrel: 28 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 451
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 227
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Blued Krupp steel barrels with single brass bead sight on the concave, matted solid rib, Krupp steel markings at either breech, multiple engraved barrel bands at the breeches, 2 1/2 inch chambers with single extractor, and choke constrictions measured .004/.033 inches (cylinder/full chokes). The scalloped, casehardened, sideclipped boxlock action features a fox and mallards on the left, a dog and partridge on the right, and deer on the underside with the remaining area showing floral scroll patterns. Double triggers and automatic tang mounted safety switch. Lightly figured splinter forend with Deeley latch release and engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with horn grip cap, cheekpiece, and horn buttplate. Includes a leather sling. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 3/4 inch drop at heel; 14 5 1/6 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 4 oz.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 90% original blue on the barrels with some fading, 25% original case colors, mild handling evidence, a few small marks in the wood, and crisp checkering on the wood. Mechanically excellent.



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