***** HERE ***** PARKER BROS 10 GA QUALITY ONE SXS HAMMER SPORTING GUN SN 5473
Price: Gone to Charlton Hall Auction October 26, 2017
HERE ***** PARKER BROTHERS 10 GAUGE QUALITY ONE SXS HAMMER TOPLEVER SPORTING GUN SN 5473. 30 1/4 inch Damascus barrels with matted top rib marked PARKER BROTHERS MAKERS, MERIDAN CONN. LAMINATED STEEL with broad arrows. Case hardened bar-action with some floral engraving. Fish tail toplever. Checkered pistol grip highly figured crotch grain American Walnut stock with original hard rubber DOGS HEAD buttplate marked PARKER BROTHERS.THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND PARKER!!!!! ALL CONTAINED IN ITS OWN TRUNK CASE COMPLETE WITH PARKER BROS. LABEL!
Condition: Fine. Barrels show 60-70% original browning. Bright bores. Action shows 30-40% original bright case colors which are vivid in protected ares. Locks and toplever shows 98% vivid colors. Triggerguard shows 90% bluing starting to turn brown. Wood shows light handling marks and well defined checkering. Checkered splinter forend with Anson and Deeley latch and engraved steel tip.
Barrel dimensions: Chokes 0.027/0.027 inches Improved Modified in both. Chambers: 2 7/8. Stock dimensions: Pull 14 1/4 inch Drop at comb: 1 7/8 inch. Drop at heel: 3 inch. Weight 9 lbs.
THIS GUN WAS FEATURED IN AN ARTICLE BY WILLIAM HENDRICK IN VOLUME 10 ISSUE 3 OF THE DOUBLE GUN JOURNALAT PAGE 126. AS FINE AN EARLY PARKER AS YOU WILL EVER SEE! THIS GUN WAS PRODUCED IN 1887 AND SHIPPED ON SEPTEMBER 10, 1888. QUALITY 1 SO MARKED 1 ON THE WATER TABLE. ONLY QUALITY 1 SO MARKED KNOWN TO EXIST! PARKER LETTER ACCOMPANIES THE GUN!