Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 503: Engraved Browning Classic Superposed Shotgun

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Engraved Browning Classic Superposed 20 Gauge Shotgun with Original Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Engraved Browning Classic Superposed 20 Gauge Shotgun with Original Box

Manufacturer: Miroku
Model: Over/Under
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/grey
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 645
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 371
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Made in Japan, assembled and engraved in Belgium by FN. Single steel bead sight on matte vent rib barrel, 2 3/4" chambers and choked improved cylinder/modified (**/_**. The receiver is scroll engraved with a dog chasing a pheasant and "ONE OF FIVE THOUSAND" marked on the left, a dog chasing two quail, an oval encircled depiction of John Browning and "BROWNING CLASSIC" marked on the right and an oval encircled grouse on the bottom. Gold washed trigger, gold filled Browning Buck on the trigger guard, and tang mounted safety. Checkered extra fancy American walnut forearm and straight grip stock with black plastic Browning buttplate. Complete with original box numbered to gun and picture sleeve.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall with 98% original finish with some minor scratches towards the muzzle end of the barrels and light handling marks overall. The wood is also excellent with only some minor varnish loss near the receiver and lower tang. Mechanically excellent. The box is very good.



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