Lot 1566 Detail
16 Gauge 9.3x72R E. Steigdeder Sidelock Drilling
Serial no. 111344. 16/16 gauge x 9.3x72R. 26 3/4-inch Prima Krupp steel barrels with:
E. Steigdeder Berlin v Suhl. Matted flat rib with automatic flip up sight. Blued
back-action sidelock action 40 - 50% engraved with fine foliate scroll. Extractor. Cocking
indicators. Locking rifle barrel selector on tang. Adjustable set front trigger.
Greener-style side safety. Greener-style crossbolt. Sideclips. Disc-set shotgun strikers.
Horn triggerguard replaced with crudely made steel strap. Finely checkered pistolgrip
stock of figured walnut. Checkered steel buttplate with trip. Cheekpiece. Horn gripcap.
Finely checkered splinter fore-end with Deeley-style release. Sling swivels.
Condition: Very Good. Barrels show 85 - 90% bluing turning brown.
Bright shotgun bores. Left barrel shows a slight dent. Rifle barrel shows well-defined
rifling with limited fine pitting. Action shows 90 - 95% blued finish. Striker discs show
marring. Barrels /action show very slight looseness. Wood shows nicks and scratches.
Fore-end show impressions, a 1/2-inch square deep scrape and a 3-inch repaired crack.
Data: Barrel Dimensions: Bore: 0.723/0.724-inches. Chokes: 0.020/0.025-inches (Improved
Modified). Chambers: 2 1/2-inches. Proof: German, Nitro, 16/1, 16/1, 9.3 72, 118/35.
Minimum Wall Thickness: 0.020-inches. Stock Dimensions: Pull: 14-inches. Drop at comb: 1
1/2-inches. Drop at heel: 3-inches. Cast-off: 1/8 -inches. Weight: 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
Estimate: $1000 - $1500