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Lot 3652: Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing 28 Gauge RBL Shotgun

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Factory Engraved Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing 28 Gauge RBL Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,500

Factory Engraved Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing 28 Gauge RBL Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Connecticut Shotgun Mfg. Co.
Model: RBL
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 759
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 314
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Blued steel barrels with single brass bead sight on the smooth concave solid rib, standard barrel markings, 2 3/4" chambers, and improved cylinder/modified chokes. The casehardened boxlock action displays scroll engraving surrounding dog scenes on either side and a grouse on the underside. Single selective trigger and tang mounted automatic safety switch. Beautifully figured multi-point checkered splinter forend with engraved fitting and Anson button release and straight grip stock with plastic buttplate. Includes takedown case containing two snap caps and nickel oiler. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb, 2 1/4 inch drop at heel; 14 1/4 inch length of pull; weight 5 lbs 9 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue and casehardened finishes, limited handling evidence, and sharp checkering on the wood. The case is also excellent. Mechanically excellent.



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