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Deluxe 12 Gauge Colt Model 1883 Hammerless Double Barrel Shotgun with Extra Set of Barrels. Serial no. 7654. 12 gauge. 30-inch Damascus barrels with concave matted rib engraved with: Colt PT F A MFG CO HARTFORD CT U S A. Rib with dolls head third fastener. Gold bands at breech. Double white beads. Casehardened boxlock action engraved with fine foliate scroll and game scenes: Left side: Setter flushing a grouse, and right side: Pointer with a grouse. Underside with Patented Aug 22, Sept 19, 1882. Ball fences with single gold rings. Blued engraved triggerguard with: H.S. Kearny in gold. Non automatic safety. Extractor. Checkered pistolgrip stock of highly figured contrasting walnut. Head of stock with checkered panels with arrow head insert. Drop points. Maker's hard rubber buttplate with rampant colt. Checkered splinter fore-end with horn insert at tip. Second set of 28-inch Damascus barrels with gold bands, double white beads and fore-end.

Data: Barrel Dimensions: 30-inch: Bores: 0.723/0.724 inches. Chokes: 0.018/0.023 inches (Modified). Chambers: 2 5/8 inches. 28-inch: Bores: 0.719/0.721 inches. Chokes: 0.004/0.010 inches. (Cylinder/Improved Cylinder). Chambers: 2 5/8 inches. Stock Dimensions: Pull: 13 5/8 inches. Drop at comb: 1 ½ inches. Drop at heel: 3 1/8 inches. Weight: 7 pounds 5 ounces.

Condition: Excellent showing limited use. 30-inch barrels show 99% contrasting bold figure. Refreshed barrel varnish. Left barrel shows a repaired dent. Excellent bright bores. 28-inch barrels show 99% contrasting bold figure. Refreshed barrel varnish. Right barrel shows a two inch area of slight deformity near the muzzle. Left barrel shows a slight dent. Action shows 99% of mostly bold case colors. Triggerguard shows 85-90% bluing with some losses to the tang. End of tang is proud of stock. Stock shows numerous light marks. 30-inch fore-end shows a few light marks and a small patch of slight crazing. 28-inch fore-end shows a few light marks and some impressions at the rear. Both fore-end irons and furniture show 90-95% case colors.


Condition Report*:

Condition: Excellent showing limited use. 30-inch barrels show 99% contrasting bold figure. Refreshed barrel varnish. Left barrel shows a repaired dent. Excellent bright bores. 28-inch barrels show 99% contrasting bold figure. Refreshed barrel varnish. Right barrel shows a two inch area of slight deformity near the muzzle. Left barrel shows a slight dent. Action shows 99% of mostly bold case colors. Triggerguard shows 85-90% bluing with some losses to the tang. End of tang is proud of stock. Stock shows numerous light marks. 30-inch fore-end shows a few light marks and a small patch of slight crazing. 28-inch fore-end shows a few light marks and some impressions at the rear. Both fore-end irons and furniture show 90-95% case colors.

*Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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Auction Dates
September, 2011
18th Sunday
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