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Francotte Sidelock Ejector Double Barrel 12 gauge Shotgun

Item sold by Gregg Martin Auctions on 11/06/2006 for : $5,675.00

Lot 518 Detail

Cased 12 Gauge Francotte Sidelock Ejector Double Barrel Shotgun

Serial no. 90540. 12 gauge. 27 5/8-inch chopper lump barrels marked: Auguste Francotte Brevette-Liege/G. Burgin-Basel. Concave matted rib. Case-hardened bar-action sidelock engraved with chevron borders and very fine foliate scroll. Non-automatic safety. Single selective trigger. Hidden third fastener. Beaded fences. Disc-set strikers. Gold-plated lock work. Gold-plated cocking indicators . Hand-detachable locks. Finely checkered straight-grip stock of figured walnut. Gold oval with initials. Drop points. Checkered butt. Finely checkered splinter fore-end. Leather trunk case with red baize interior, brass corners and lock.

Condition: Very Good. Barrels show 70-80% bluing with losses at fore-end and in front of fore-end. Barrels and rib show a nick near the breech. Slight ring bulge at left muzzle. Bright bores. Action shows 80-90% mostly vivid case colors. Triggerguard shows losses to finish on tang. Stock shows a crack at head on right side extending under lockplate and to the triggerplate. Stock with a number of handling marks. Well defined checkering. Case in excellent condition with some nicks and impressions to exterior.

Data: Barrel dimensions: Bores: 0.723/0.723-inches. Chokes: 0.020 /0.035-inches (Modified/Full). Chambers: 2 3/4-inches. Proof: Belgian, Nitro, 18.4/18.4, 70. Minimum Wall Thickness: 0.022-inches. Stock Dimensions: Pull: 14 3/4-inches. Drop at comb: 1 7/16-inches. Drop at heel: 2 1/4-inches. Weight: 6 pounds, 7 ounces.

Estimate: $6000 - $8000

**Cased 12 Gauge Francotte Sidelock Ejector Double Barrel Shotgun.




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