"PARKER DHE GRADE DOUBLE BARREL TRAP SHOTGUN. SN 242144. Cal. 12 ga. Built on a rare 1-1/2 frame with 30" bbls choked FULL/FULL with flat matted tapered ventilated rib, dbl ivory beads, doll's head rib extension, ejectors & Parker sgl selective trigger. Bbls are stamped "FULL/FULL" on flats. Receiver is engraved in typical late D-grade patterns with a bird dog on each side, three pheasants on floorplate with "PARKER" on bottom front surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns. Appended metal is engraved to match. Mounted with a rare Monte Carlo trap stock numbered to this shotgun, of center feather crotch American walnut with a replacement deluxe, spearpoint checkered beavertail target forearm & pistol grip stock with raised teardrop side panels, 13-3/4" over a Jenkins trap pad. Accompanied by what is probably its orig spearpoint checkered beavertail target forearm that has had large chips broken from both front edges. Bore diameter: left - .731, right - .731. Bore restrictions: left - .034, right - .034. Wall thickness: left - .033, right - .031. Drop at heel: 1-3/8", drop at comb: 1-1/2". Weight: 7 lbs. 15.68 oz. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls retain 96-97% strong orig Parker blue. Receiver retains 70-75% orig case colors, strong on sides & in sheltered areas, faded to silver on bottom front. Trigger guard retains 75-80% flaked orig blue. Stock has a small repaired replaced chip back of top tang, otherwise wood is sound and retains about all of a fine professionally restored finish. Spare forearm also retains most of a professionally restored finish. Mechanics are fine, very bright shiny bores. 4-31608 JR278 (6,000-8,000)"
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