Lot #3477
Lot #3479

Lot 3478: Engraved C.S.M.C. A-10 American Shotgun Two Barrel Set

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: August 27, 2023

Lot 3478: Engraved C.S.M.C. A-10 American Shotgun Two Barrel Set

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: August 27, 2023

Estimated Price: $15,000 - $25,000
Price Realized:

Factory Engraved Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Co. A-10 American Sidelock Over/Under Shotgun Two Barrel Set with Case

Manufacturer: Connecticut Shotgun Mfg. Co.
Model: A-10
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 30 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 775
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 295
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Blued steel barrels with a single red bead sight on the matted solid rib, standard markings, interchangeable chokes (improved cylinder/skeet 1 installed), and 3 inch chambers with automatic ejectors. The casehardened hand detachable sidelock action displays near full coverage Purdey style rose & scroll engraving with gold action pins and "A-10" banners on either lockplate. The gun features a single gold trigger and a tang mounted safety/selector switch. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered forend with engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with blued steel grip cap and Galazan rubber recoil pad. Includes an extra matching numbered 30 inch 28 gauge barrel set with 2 3/4 inch chambers and improved cylinder/cylinder chokes installed. Also included is a factory takedown case, three extra chokes (modified, improved modified, and full) for both 28 gauge and 20 gauge. Barrel measurements for the 28 gauge set (U/O): bore diameter nine inches from the breech .552/.551 inches; minimum wall thickness .028/.030 inches. Barrel and stock measurements for the 20 gauge set (U/O): bore diameter nine inches from the breech .616/.616 inches; minimum wall thickness .025/.028 inches; 1 7/16 inch drop at comb; 2 5/16 inch drop at heel; 15 5/8 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs. 13 oz. Provenance: The Tom Selleck Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and casehardened finishes with limited handling evidence and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. The case and extra barrel set are also excellent. Mechanically excellent.



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