Description16 Gauge Merkel Model 128E Boxlock Ejector Double Barrel Shotgun with Removable Locks.
Serial no. 14758. 16 gauge. 28-inch with matted rib. Coin-finished scalloped Anson and Deeley boxlock action with removable engine-turned locks. Action deeply engraved game scenes and foliate scroll. Hinged floorplate. Ejectors. Intercepting sears. Cocking indicators. Miller single selective trigger. Finely checkered pistolgrip stock of well figured walnut. Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad. Finely checkered beavertail fore-end. Choke Dimensions: 0.008/0.012 inches (Improved Cylinder/Modified), Chambers: 2 3/4 inches. Pull: 14 inches. Weight: 6 pounds, 6 ounces. Bright bores.
The Alan Gornick Jr. Collection.
Condition: Very Good, with a later refinish. Later recoil pad. Barrels show 80-90% bluing with spotting and major scratches, tape residue near muzzle. Wood shows some nicks, scratches and impressions.
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