Blued steel barrels with dual bead sights on the matted, vent rib, standard barrel markings, 2 1/2 inch wedges of floral scroll engraving on either side of the upper barrel breech, and 2 3/4 inch chambers with automatic ejectors. The coin finished action displays near full coverage floral scroll engraving surrounding three separate game scenes. The underside shows a pair of mallards in flight over a marsh, the left has a pointer flushing a pair of game birds in a woodland scene rendered in gold, and the right has a setter flushing two grouse in a forest also rendered in gold. The gun features a single selective trigger and a tang mounted manual safety switch. Beautiful, highly figured, fancy fleur-de-lis checkered forend with engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with ebony grip cap and Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad with spacers. Includes two extra barrel sets, one 20 gauge (not engraved, numbered to match) and one 12 gauge (matching engraving and serial number), both measuring 26 inches with vent ribs and 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors. Also includes a takedown case that houses the whole set. Barrel measurements for extra 20 gauge set (U/O): bore diameter nine inches from the breech .622/.623 inches; choke constriction .011/.018 inches; minimum wall thickness .045/.031 inches. Barrel measurements for extra 12 gauge set (U/O): bore diameter nine inches from the breech .738/.732 inches; choke constriction .007/.003 inches; minimum wall thickness .031/.041 inches. Barrel and stock measurements for primary set (U/O): bore diameter nine inches from the breech .725/.725 inches; choke constriction .018/.031 inches; minimum wall thickness .039/.050 inches; 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 1 1/2 inch drop at heel; 13 7/8 inch length of pull; weight 8 lbs 12 oz.
Excellent as masterfully embellished, retaining 99% blue, coin, and gold finishes with minor handling evidence. The wood is also excellent showing limited handling evidence and sharp checkering. The case and extra barrels are very good-very fine. Mechanically excellent.
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