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Lot 3440: Karl Hauptmann Sidelock Over/Under Combination Gun with Scope

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Engraved Karl Hauptmann Sideplate Boxlock Over/Under Combination Gun with Scope

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Engraved Karl Hauptmann Sideplate Boxlock Over/Under Combination Gun with Scope

Manufacturer: Ferlach
Model: Over/Under
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16/7mm
Barrel: 23 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/coin
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 496
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 238
Class: Modern Long Gun

Blued steel barrels with beaded blade front and windage adjustable rear sights on the raised matted solid rib which is marked "KARL HAUPTMANN FERLACH, AUSTRIA." and barrels marked "DEM FORDERER DER/OSTERREICH. LANDWIRTSCHAFT" and "KARNTER/LANDWIRTSCHAFTSKAMMER" on the left and right respectively. The barrels have extractors and the shotgun barrel has a 2 3/4 inch chamber and is choked .025 inches (improved modified). The coin finished bolstered sideplate boxlock action features deep relief engraved floral designs surrounding four different animals. The action features gold plated extractors, bushed firing pins, and double triggers as well as a skeletonized release lever and tang mounted safety. Nicely figured forend with engraved fittings and Deeley latch release and pistol grip stock with cheekpiece. Includes a K. Kahles H/4X60 scope. Length of pull 14 3/4 inches. Weight 7 lbs 7 oz (with scope).

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 98% plus original blue and coin finishes, minor handling evidence, a few small marks in the wood, and crisp checkering in the wood with slight separation on the 3-piece forend. The scope optics are clear. Mechanically excellent.

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