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Lot 1476: Engraved Gebruder Merkel Model 200E Over/Under Shotgun

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel Model 200E Over/Under Shotgun with Box

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

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel Model 200E Over/Under Shotgun with Box

Manufacturer: Merkel Gebruder
Model: 200e
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 26 7/8 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 421
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 243
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1988. Blued Spezial Laufstahl barrels with dual white bead sights on the matted vent rib, standard Merkel markings and import mark on the left of the breech section, chambers marked 70 mm (2 3/4 inch) with automatic ejectors, and choke constrictions measured .031/.043 inches (full/extra full). The casehardened bolstered boxlock action displays light floral scroll engraving and features double triggers and a tang mounted manual safety switch. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered three-piece forend with engraved fittings including the Deeley latch release and straight grip stock checkered polymer buttplate. Includes the original factory box. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 1/4 inch drop at heel; 14 3/16 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 13 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 99% original blue finish, 98% original case colors, and minor handling evidence. There is a slight gap at the front of the forend; otherwise, the wood is excellent with a few minor marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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