Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 499: Engraved Belgian Browning .410 Bore Superposed Grade I Shotgun

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Factory Engraved Belgian Browning .410 Bore Superposed Grade I Shotgun

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

Factory Engraved Belgian Browning .410 Bore Superposed Grade I Shotgun

Manufacturer: Browning Arms
Model: Superposed
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 410
Barrel: 28 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 818
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 370
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1966. Blued Special Steel barrels with single steel bead sight on the matted vent rib, standard markings, 3 inch chambers with ejectors, and chokes marked "**-"/"**" (improved cylinder/modified). Standard Grade I floral scroll engraving on the blued receiver which features a single gold trigger and tang mounted safety/selector switch. Multi-point checkered, walnut forend and pistol grip stock with Browning buttplate. Stock measurements: 1 9/16 inch drop at comb; 2 1/4 inch drop at heel; 14 1/2 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 3 oz.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 95% original blue finish with much of the lose/thinning on the underside of the action and some minor handling evidence. The wood is very good with a few scattered dings and scratches, varnish crazing on the stock head, and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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