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Lot 3456: Engraved F.E. Malin Two Barrel Set Side by Side Box Lock Shotgun

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Engraved F.E. Malin Two Barrel Set Side by Side Box Lock Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,000

Engraved F.E. Malin Two Barrel Set Side by Side Box Lock Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Malin F E
Model: Basic
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 26 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 427
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 249
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Both barrels are fitted with single brass bead sights, with the West Melbourne/London address and scroll engraving on the ribs, 1 7/8 inch wedges of scrollwork at the breeches, ejectors, 2 3/4 inch chambers, improved cylinder chokes, and nitro proof markings on the undersides along with matching serial numbers, "11" on one set and "12" on the other. The casehardened receiver is 95% covered in scroll engraving, with a gold inlaid "SAFE" marking for the manual safety and dual triggers. Checkered straight grip stock, with teardrop accented flats, an unmarked inscription inlay on the underside and a checkered bare butt. Length of pull is 14 inches. With a brown leather Malin takedown case with a canvas slip cover.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, with 98% of the original blue finish, with some light spotting on the barrels. The frame shows good case color with some mild fading. The stock is very good, with mild dents and fine grain. The case shows some minor handling marks and stains. Mechanically very good.



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