Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 439: Engraved J. P. Sauer & Son 20 Ga. Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Factory Engraved J. P. Sauer & Son 20 Gauge Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Factory Engraved J. P. Sauer & Son 20 Gauge Boxlock Double Barrel Shotgun

Manufacturer: Sauer J P & Son
Model: Boxlock
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 24 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 647
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 262
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Blued Krupp Fluid Steel barrels with dual white bead sights on the matted, concave solid rib, standard markings, 2 3/4 inch chambers with automatic ejectors, and choke constrictions of .006/.019 inches. The casehardened boxlock action displays light floral scroll engraving, "J. P. SAUER & SON." on either side, double triggers, and tang mounted automatic safety switch. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered splinter forend with engraved fittings including the Deeley latch release and round knob pistol grip stock with Sauer buttplate. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 1/4 inch drop at heel; 14 1/8 inch length of pull; weight 5 lbs 11 oz.

Rating Definition:

Very good, retaining 95% original blue finish on the barrels with widespread spotting with concentration under the forend, 70% original case colors, and grey patina on the triggerguard. The wood is excellent with minor handling evidence and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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