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Lot 435: Gebruder Merkel 20 Gauge Model 200e Over/Under Shotgun

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel 20 Gauge Model 200e Over/Under Shotgun

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

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel 20 Gauge Model 200e Over/Under Shotgun

Manufacturer: Merkel Gebruder
Model: 200e
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 351
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 261
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1966. Blued, Bohler Stahl barrels with single brass bead sight on the matted vent rib, standard Merkel markings, chambers marked 70 mm (2 3/4 inch) with automatic ejectors, and choke constrictions measured .007/.024 inches (improved cylinder/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 pistol grip stock with cheekpiece and hard rubber gripcap and buttplate with whiteline spacers. Stock measurements: 1 9/16 inch drop at comb; 2 5/8 inch drop at heel; 14 9/16 inch length of pull; weight 5 lbs 15 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue finish, 95% original case colors, small spot of oxidation on the Deeley latch, and minor handling evidence. The wood is also excellent with a few light marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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