Lot 608 Detail
12 Gauge Darne Sliding Breech Double Barrel Shotgun
Serial no. A282. 12 gauge. 27 1/2 inch mono-blocked barrels. Sunken game rib.
Coin-finished sliding-breech action engraved with foliate scroll and floral detail. Deeply
engraved fences. Side safety. Checkered half-pistolgrip two-piece stock of figured walnut.
Horn fore-end tip. Grooved hard rubber buttplate.
Condition: Fine, as partially redone. Barrels show 90-95% re-blued
finish. Bright bores, with slight frosting. Action and furniture show a silver patina.
Stock shows pinned repair at the wrist. Re-finished wood shows handling marks, light
scratches and loss at rear of action.
Note: Data: Barrel Dimensions: Bore: 0.732/0.72 inches. Chokes: 0.012/0.023 inches
(Modified/Improved Modified). Chambers: 2 1/2 inches. Minimum Wall Thickness: 0.021
inches. Proof: Birmingham, Re-proof, Nitro, 0.729/0.729, 2 1/2". Stock Dimensions:
Pull: 14 1/4 inches. Drop at comb: 2 inches. Drop at heel: 2 3/4 inches. Weight: 5 pounds,
Estimate: $1000 - $1200