"OGDEN SMITH'S & HUSSEY SINGLE BARREL TRAP GUN. SN 6001. Cal. 12 ga. Beautiful English trap gun with 32" bbl with flat, hand-matted ventilated rib, dbl ivory beads, doll's head rib extension & ejector. Bbl has maker's name on one side & address on other. Receiver has appearance of a dbl bbl but is made only for sgl bbl. It has a narrow rib around back radius of fences with reinforced sides & full 7-pin lockplates with cocked indicator. Receiver & lockplates have full coverage engraving of foliate arabesque patterns with maker's name in a panel on each side. Bottom has a panel marked "PATENT EJECTOR". Top tang has "SAFE" in gold & all appended metal is engraved to match. Mounted with very highly figured French walnut with an added comb and has a beautiful perch belly checkered target forearm with lever latch and a blank gold oval. Stock is straight hand with raised teardrop side panels, 14-1/2" over a Pachmayr trap pad with black & white extensions. Bottom has a large blank gold initial oval. Bore diameter: .731. Bore restriction: .042. Wall thickness: .040. Drop at heel: 1-3/4", drop at comb: 1-3/8". Weight: 8 lbs. 3.84 oz. CONDITION: Extremely fine, stock as noted. Bbl retains 97-98% strong orig blue. Receiver & lockplates retain most of their orig case colors, strong & bright in sheltered areas, slightly faded elsewhere. Trigger guard & opening lever retain most of their orig blue. Wood is sound with forearm retaining virtually all of its fine orig finish and buttstock retaining orig finish from comb forward and restored finish from comb back. Crisp mechanics, brilliant shiny bore. 4-31609 JR282 (6,000-10,000)"
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