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    12 gauge x 30-30 Charles Daly Sidelock Drilling by J. P. Sauer.
    Serial no. 117636. 12 ga x 12 ga X 30-30. 25-inch barrels marked J. P Sauer & Son, Suhl. Matted flat rib with folding rear sight and spear front sight. Polished sidelock action with border engraving and foliate scroll details. Back-action 6 pin locks marked Charles Daly. Greener-style cross bolt. Cocking indicators. Rifle lock cocking lever above triggers on left side. Finely checkered pistolgrip stock of figured walnut. Round knob. Checkered butt. Finely checkered splinter fore-end with Deeley-Edge style release. German Black Powder proof marks.

    Condition: Fine, as partially refinished. Barrels show 94-96% reblued finish. Action and triggerguard have been polished. Refinished and recheckered wood. Stock shows some losses at triggerplate. Note: The ownership of the gun is attribute, by tradition, to the novelist, John Dos Passos (1896 - 1970).


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    December, 2014
    14th Sunday
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