"W.J. JEFFERY SMALL FRAME DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 29114. Cal. 410. Dainty little dbl with 26" bbls choked FULL/FULL with tapered concave smooth rib, sgl bead, ejectors & dbl underbites. It is nitro proofed and has 2-1/2" chambers. Boxlock receiver is very nicely engraved with about 60% coverage foliate arabesque patterns with maker's name in a ribbon on each side. Appended metal is engraved to match. Mounted with very nicely figured streaky French walnut with dainty checkered splinter forearm and straight hand stock with raised teardrop side panels, 14" over a serrated butt. It has a blank initial oval on bottom. Accompanied by its orig leather trunk casing with a brass nameplate in top engraved in script "Bob Timberlake". It has maker's label in lid and is lined with green felt, compartmented in bottom for shotgun & bbls with a pair of nickeled snap caps and compartments for other implements. Unable to gauge bore diameter, bore restrictions or wall thickness. Drop at heel: 2-1/8", drop at comb: 1-3/8". Weight: 4 lbs. 3.2 oz. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls & wood retain about all of a fine professionally restored finish. Receiver retains case colors in very sheltered areas with balance having turned silver. Trigger guard retains most of a restored finish. Wood is sound with minor handling & storage marks. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bores with some light frosting in front of chambers. Case shows moderate wear and is dark & stained with light moth damage to interior along with light soil & wear. 4-31096 JR245 (5,000-8,000)"
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