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    German Hammerless Double Barrel Boxlock Drilling by Burgmuller & Sohne, Krieiensen. Serial no. 2185. 16 gauge x 8x57JR. 23 ¾ inch Krupp steel barrels with matted flat rib and folding rear sight and spear front sight. Casehardened scalloped and reinforced trigger plate. Action engraved with oakleaf designs and game scenes with roe and red deer and stags, ducks and partridges. Underside engraved with H. Burgsmuller & Sohne, Kreiensen. Extractor. Side clips. Combination rifle, shotgun selector and safety lever. Cocking indicators. Adjustable trigger for rifle barrel. Greener-style cross bolt. Finely checkered pistolgrip stock of figured walnut. Crudely made replacement triggerguard. Horn grip cap. Cheekpiece. Sling swivels. Later recoil pad. Finely checkered splinter fore-end.
    Data: Barrel dimensions: Bores: 0.663/0.664 inches. Chokes: 0.021/0.016 inches. (Improved Modified/Modified) Chambers: 2 ¾ inches. (Note: Gun is out of proof due to lengthened chambers). Proof: German Nitro, 16, 16, 7.8x57. 1037. Stock dimensions: Pull: 14 ½ inches. Weight: 7 pounds.Condition: Good. Barrels show 80-90% re-done bluing. Bright shotgun bores. Rifle barrel shows some very light pitting in the grooves. Barrels show a number of dents. Barrels and actions shows slight looseness. Rear sight raising mechanism does not work. Action shows a silver gray patina. Stock shows a crack at the grip and a through repair. Wood shows nicks and scratches with some finish losses.


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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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