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Lot 1596: Engraved Belgian Browning Pigeon Grade Superposed Shotgun

Factory Engraved Belgian Browning Pigeon Grade Superposed Shotgun with Case

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1596: Engraved Belgian Browning Pigeon Grade Superposed Shotgun

Factory Engraved Belgian Browning Pigeon Grade Superposed Shotgun with Case

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,500
Price Realized:

Factory Engraved Belgian Browning Pigeon Grade Superposed Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Browning Arms
Model: Superposed
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 26 1/2 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/coin
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 586
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 402
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1971. Blued Special Steel barrels with single steel bead sight on the matted vent rib, 2 3/4 inch chambers with automatic ejectors, and chokes marked "**-"/"**" (improved cylinder/modified). Coin grey finished receiver with near full coverage scroll engraving surrounding scenes of pigeons in flight and deep relief cut oak leaf and acorn designs at the top of the action. Gold washed trigger and tang mounted safety/selector switch. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered forend with engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with Browning buttplate. Includes a Browning Naugahyde takedown case. Stock measurements: drop at the comb 1 1/2 inches; drop at the heel 2 3/8 inches; length of pull 14 7/16 inches; weight 7 lbs. 1 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and coin finishes with limited handling evidence, a slight rub ahead of the forend, a few tiny dings in the stock, and sharp checkering on the wood. The case is very fine. Mechanically excellent.



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