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Lot 3466: Engraved Webley & Scott 20 Gauge Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Factory Engraved Webley & Scott 20 Gauge Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

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

Factory Engraved Webley & Scott 20 Gauge Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Webley & Scott Ltd
Model: Double Barrel
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 27 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 564
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 252
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Proofed at the Birmingham proof house in 1988. Blued steel barrels with concave, smooth solid rib, "Webley & Scott" and "BIRMINGHAM" on the right and left barrels respectively, "ORIGINAL EXPRESSIONS" on the right barrel, and chambers marked 3 inches with ejectors. The boxlock receiver shows fine scrollwork with "WEBLEY & SCOTT" on either side and features double triggers and automatic tang mounted safety switch. Nicely figure, multi-point checkered walnut splinter forend with Anson button release and engraved fittings and straight grip stock with blank inscription oval and checkered bare butt. Includes a canvas bound takedown case with cleaning rod, cleaning tools, and two nickel snap caps. Stock measurements: 1 1/4 inch drop at comb; 2 inch drop at heel; 14 5/8 inch length of pull; cast-off; weight 5 lbs 11 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 98% plus original blue with light handling evidence to the metal. The wood is very good with scattered dings and scratches, a small crack at the forend shoe, and sharp checkering. The case is very good with light wear and fading to the exterior. Mechanically excellent.



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