"PARKER DHE GRADE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 233463. Cal. 16 ga. Built on a No. 1 frame with 28" Titanic steel bbls choked MOD/IMP-CYL with tapered concave matted rib, dbl ivory beads, doll's head rib extension, ejectors & Miller sgl selective trigger. Receiver is engraved in typical D-patterns with a bird dog on each side, four pheasants on floorplate & maker's name in a ribbon on each side, all surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns. Mounted with highly figured feather crotch American walnut with checkered splinter forearm & pistol grip stock with checkered raised teardrop side panels, 14" over a checkered skeleton butt. This shotgun will letter as found. Bore diameter: left - .664, right - .665. Bore restrictions: left - .011, right - .008. Wall thickness: left - .024, right - .029. Drop at heel: 2-1/2", drop at comb: 1-5/8". Weight: 6 lbs. 10.56 oz. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains virtually all of a fine Del Grego-style restoration to both metal & wood. Bbls have a fine rust blue & receiver bright case colors. Stock has a couple of tiny hairlines back of top tang & a gouge at bottom of wrist with a chip or two in varnish. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bores. 4-32581 JR294 (3,500-7,000)"
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