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Lot 518: Engraved Gebruder Merkel 28 Ga. Model 40E Double Barrel Shotgun

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel 28 Gauge Model 40E Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Lot 518: Engraved Gebruder Merkel 28 Ga. Model 40E Double Barrel Shotgun

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel 28 Gauge Model 40E Double Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000
Price Realized:

Factory Engraved Gebruder Merkel 28 Gauge Model 40E Double Barrel Shotgun

Manufacturer: Merkel Gebruder
Model: 40E
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/coin
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 500
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 377
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Blued steel barrels with a single brass bead sight on the matted solid rib, 2016 dated German proofs, 70mm (2 3/4 inch) chambers with automatic ejectors, and "VBZ"/"1/2" marked chokes (improved cylinder/modified). The coin grey scalloped boxlock action displays attractive floral scroll engraving which extends to the toplever and trigger guard. The gun features a single trigger, bushed firing pins, and tang mounted automatic safety. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered forend with engraved fittings, including the Deeley latch release, and straight grip stock with black serrated plastic buttplate. Includes a Steyr-Mannlicher hard case and a shipping box. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 1/8 inch drop at heel; 14 1/4 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 11 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue and coin finishes, limited handling evidence, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. Mechanically excellent.



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