Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1519: Factory Engraved Ithaca Grade 4E Single Barrel Trap Shotgun

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

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

Factory Engraved Ithaca Grade 4E Single Barrel Trap Shotgun

Manufacturer: Ithaca Gun Co
Model: Single Barrel Trap
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 433
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 266
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1915. Dual white bead sights on the matted vent rib, light engraving on the sides of the chamber, choke constriction of .029 inches, and 3 inch chamber with automatic ejector. The casehardened boxlock action displays floral scroll engraving surrounding a version of the Seal of the United States on the left and solitary pheasant in a field on the right. Nicely figured, fancy fleur-de-lis checkered beavertail forend with engraved fittings and push button release and pistol grip stock with hard rubber grip cap and Jostam red rubber recoil pad. Stock measurements: 1 7/16 inch drop at comb; 2 1/8 inch drop at heel; 14 3/16 inch length of pull; weight 7 lbs 11 oz.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 99% original blue finish on the barrel, 50% original case colors with the balance a mix of silver and brown patina, and light handling evidence. The revarnished wood is also very fine with a few light marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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