***** HERE ***** EXTREMELY EARLY 12 GAUGE PARKER BROTHERS ROUND ACTION SXS SPORTING GUN SN 0229
Price: Gone to Charlton Hall Auction October 26, 2017
HERE ***** EXTREMELY EARLY PARKER BROTHERS 12 GA VERY EARLY ROUND ACTION SXS SPORTING GUN SN 0229. This is an unusual Parker with 28 inch decarbonized steel barrels with a smooth tapered rib, single bead front sight and extractors. Wood is nicely figured American Walnut with checkered splinter forearm with wedge and straight handed English style stock, 14-3/8 inch pull over a smooth steel buttplate.
Weight 7 pounds 8 ounces. COMPLETE WITH IT'S ORIGINAL WALNUT TRUNK CASE. FROM THE JAMES PARKER COLLECTION!
CONDITION - Good to very good. Barrels retain most of an old restored finish with several small dents on top and a fairly deep double gouge in the left. Receiver and lockplates are a silver/gray patina. Stock has several splices around the top tang and left lockplate, a repaired toe, with the usual nicks and dings associated with use and retains most of an old refinish. Mechanics are fine, worn pitted bores.
AN EXTREMELY EARLY EXAMPLE OF A POST CIVIL WAR PARKER'S FIRST YEAR PRODUCTION ! FROM THE JAMES PARKER COLLECTION!