Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3452: Factory Engraved Fortuna Boxlock Drilling

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,250

Factory Engraved Fortuna Boxlock Drilling

Manufacturer: Fortuna
Model: Drilling
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16x16x7mm
Barrel: 25 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 532
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 240
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1967. Blued Special-Gewehrlaufstahl barrels with beaded blade front and automatic folding rear sights on the solid matted rib, "7x65R marked on rifle barrel, 70 mm (2 3/4 inch) chambers with extractor, and choke constrictions of .030/.035 inches (full/full). The scalloped, casehardened boxlock action features light scroll engraving with line borders, cocking indicators, double triggers, tang mounted selector, and Greener style safety switch. Lightly figured, multi-point checkered walnut forend with Deely latch release and engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with cheekpiece and hard rubber grip cap and buttplate. Stock measurements: 1 9/16 inch drop at comb; 2 9/16 inch drop at heel; 14 1/4 inch length of pull; weight 7 lbs 3 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 99% original blue and casehardened finishes with only limited handling evidence. The wood is very fine with a few small scratches and dings and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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