***** HERE ***** PARKER BROTHERS VULCAN GRADE 12 GAUGE SPORTING GUN SN 105984
Price: $1,500.00 OBRO
HERE ***** PARKER BROTHERS VULCAN GRADE 12 GAUGE SxS SPORTING GUN SN 105984. 30 inch Trojan Steel Barrels w/ matt rib choked full & modified. "Doll's Head" rib extension. Double triggers. Solid pistol grip stock w/ DHBP & vacant initial swhield. Checkering pattern is word but all there. Bores are bright w/ no pits. It is built on a No. 2 frame.
The gun is in good condition overall but is worn with much use. It would be a great candidate for a full restoration but will hunt fine as-is. THIS PARKER WAS COMPLETED IN 1902 AND THE SURVIVING FACTORY RECORDS ON IT SWHOW:
" Parker Shotgun, serial number 105984, was part of a large order of guns ordered for the "Boston Show". It was ordered on February 11, 1902 and shipped on February 12, 1902. According to Parker Bros. Order Book No. 54, it was a VH Hammerless, 12 gauge. It featured Vulcan Steel barrelswith a length of 30 inched. The stock configuration was a pistol grip. The original price was $50.00. The name E.V. WILKES is stamped on the left barrel near the barrel flats.
"According to Parker Bros. Order Book No. 56, the gun was returned to Parker Bros. by J.R. Hull for credit on March 21, 1902 from the Boston Show.
According to Parker Bros. Order Book No. 54, the gun was sent to E.K. Tryon Jr. of Philadelphia, PA on April 10, 1902. The specifications and price were the same as listed for the Boston Show."