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Lot 3305: Whitney-Howard Thunderbolt 20 Gauge Single Shot Shotgun

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Scarce Whitney-Howard Thunderbolt 20 Gauge Single Shot Shotgun

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Estimated Price: $850 - $1,300

Scarce Whitney-Howard Thunderbolt 20 Gauge Single Shot Shotgun

Manufacturer: Whitney Arms Company
Model: Howard
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 36 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock:
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Catalog Page: 167
Class: Antique
Description:

Designed by the Howard Brothers out of Detroit, Michigan and manufactured by Whitney. The barrel is marked "CHARLES HOWARD'S-PATENTS.OF-SEPT. 26.-AND.-OCT.10. 1865.-AND-MAY.15.1866". Straight grip stock with blued steel crescent buttplate. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Good, showing an even brown patina on the metal surfaces, mostly legible markings, and a numerous dings and scratches in the stock. Mechanically fine.



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