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Lot 3575: Factory Engraved Signed Fabrique Nationale Superposed Shotgun

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Factory Engraved Schvolcz Signed Fabrique Nationale Superposed Broadway Trap Skeet Shotgun

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,500

Factory Engraved Schvolcz Signed Fabrique Nationale Superposed Broadway Trap Skeet Shotgun

Manufacturer: Fabrique Nationale
Model: Superposed
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 27 1/2 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/French gray
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 389
Item Interest: Average
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Catalog Page: 275
Class: Modern Long Gun

Manufactured in 1977. Blued steel barrels with a single white bead on the Broadway trap rib, "FABRIQUE NATIONALE HERSTAL BELGUQUE" and "MADE IN BELGIUM" marked the left and right sides of the barrels, a band of light engraving at the breech, 2 3/4 inch chambers, chokes marked "**$/**{{{BODY}}}quot; (skeet/skeet), and ejectors. The French grayed receiver features B-7 pattern engraving consisting of relief floral scrollwork on all sides as well as the trigger guard with open shield shaped initial panel, single trigger, engraved to match top lever, and selective manual safety with gold inlaid "S/UO". The engraver signature "J. SCHVOLCZ" is found on the right side of the trigger plate. Mounted to a beautifully contrasted checkered walnut forearm and pistol grip stock with Deely latch, engraved fittings, and Browning buttplate. Barrel and stock measurements (U/O): Bore 9 inches from the breech .725/.726 inches; choked .005/.005 inches; minimum wall thickness .037/.036; drop at the comb 1 1/2 inches; drop at the heel 2 1/2 inches; length of pull 14 1/4 inches. Weight 7 lbs. 4 oz. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 98% plus original blue and French gray finishes with limited handling marks, some scattered handling marks mostly on the wood and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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