***** HERE ***** PARKER BROS. GH GRADE 12 GAUGE SxS HAMMERLESS PRESENTATION SPORTING GUN SN 123215
Price: Gone to Charlton Hall Auction October 26, 2017
HERE ***** PARKER BROS. GH GRADE 12 GAUGE HAMMERLESS PRESENTATION SPORTING GUN SN 123215. Parker Bros. Order Book No. 65 ishows the gun, serial number 123215, was ordered by the Bohine (sic) & Rauch Company in Monroe, MI on July 28, 1904 and shipped on August 11, 1904. According to Parker Bros. Order Book No. 65 it is a GH Hammerless 12 gauge. It featured Damascus steel barrels with a length of 30 inches. It's stock configuration was a capped pistol grip. The chokes were patterned RH - modified, LH - full. The order specified a heart shaped silver shield on RH side engraved "Presented to Willis Baldwin by E.C. Rauch, C.W. Hill, J.P. Bronson, B.W. Hurd, T.M. Hurd, E.C. Grosvenor, G. Creelman Sept. 1, 1904". According to Parker Bros. Stock Book No. 44, it's specifications were: Length of Pull: 14-1/8 inches, Drop at Heel: 2=3/4 inches, weight 6 pounds and 11 ounces. The price in 1904 was $80.00. All contained in it's fitted trunk case!
All of the above is confirmed by a PGCA letter dated July 21, 2010 which is enclosed.
Condition: Very good to excellant overall.