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Lot 3468: Engraved W & C Scott Bowood Double Barrel 20 Gauge Shotgun

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Engraved W & C Scott Bowood Double Barrel 20 Gauge Shotgun with Case

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

Engraved W & C Scott Bowood Double Barrel 20 Gauge Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Scott W C
Model: SxS
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 436
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 252
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured between 1954 and 1989 and proof at the Birmingham proof house. Blued steel barrels with single steel bead sight on the raised matted solid rib, "W. & C. GUNMAKERS." and "BIRMINGHAM. ENGLAND." on the right and left barrels respectively, chokes measured at improved cylinder/full, and 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors. The scalloped boxlock receiver shows fine scrollwork with "W. & C. SCOTT" on either side and "THE/BOWOOD" on the underside. The action also features double triggers and automatic tang mounted safety. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered splinter forend with Anson button release and engraved fittings and straight grip stock with tear drop carved flats, blank inscription oval, and checkered bare butt. Includes a canvas bound takedown case with W & C trade label, cleaning tools, two nickel snap caps, and a nickel oiler. Stock measurements: 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 2 inch drop at heel; 14 3/4 inch length of pull; weight 5 lbs 8 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 99% original blue and casehardened finishes with minor handling evidence. The wood is very fine with limited scattered scratches, repaired chip at the toe, and crisp checkering. The case is very fine with light wear. Mechanically excellent.



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