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Lot 433: Gebruder Merkel 28 Gauge Model 200e Over/Under Shotgun

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel 28 Gauge Model 200e Over/Under Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel 28 Gauge Model 200e Over/Under Shotgun

Manufacturer: Merkel Gebruder
Model: 200e
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 26 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 506
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 261
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: -
Description:

Manufactured in 1969. Blued, Bohler Stahl barrels with single white bead sight on the matted vent rib, standard Merkel markings, chambers measured at 2 3/4 inches with automatic ejectors, and choke constrictions measured .010/.024 inches (modified/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 serrated hard rubber buttplate and whiteline spacer. Stock measurements: 1 1/4 inch drop at comb; 2 1/4 inch drop at heel; 14 5/8 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 4 oz.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 98% original blue, 70% original case colors, and minor handling evidence. The wood is excellent with a few minor marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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