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    Cased John Rigby & Co. #1 Prototype Sporting Clays Best Sidelock Over & Under Shotgun.
    Serial no. 4001, 12 gauge [3-inch], 30-inch barrels with ventilated rib, custom white front bead and mid-rib bead. Blued finish. Engraved breeches and muzzles with gold inlaid barrel bands. JOHN RIGBY & CO, INC. to left side of barrel in gold. Coin finished receiver deep scroll engraved and gold inlaid by Gil Rudolph. Single non-selective trigger. Automatic ejectors. Finely checkered walnut pistolgrip stock and fore-end. Right hand palm swell. Scroll engraved horn grip cap. Decelerator rubber recoil pad. Contained in custom metal Americase fitted display case with blue felt lining, with assorted Briley chokes, literature and key. Sold along with leather display case by Huey. Contains: 3-piece ebony cleaning rod, gold-plated bristle brush, chamber brush, oil bottle and snap caps. Pull: 14 1/2-inches. Weight: 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Manufactured by Rigby in 1999, this is the first Rigby over and under shotgun ever made. Winner of the John Rigby & Co. award for the finest Rigby firearm displayed at the 3rd Annual Gold Medal Concours d'Elegance of Fine Guns at Rock Springs Ranch, Ca, in April 2002.
    The Alan Gornick Jr. Collection.

    Condition: Very good. Retaining approximately 95-97% finish with a few scuffs and light handling wear. Action good. Bright bores. Some scattered storage wear to cases.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    12th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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