"PARKER VHE GRADE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 226764. Cal. 12 ga. Built on a scarce 1-1/2 frame with 30" Vulcan steel bbls choked FULL/FULL with tapered concave matted rib, sgl bead, doll's head rib extension, ejectors & dbl triggers. Receiver has light border decorations with maker's name on each side. Mounted with nicely figured straight grain American walnut with checkered splinter forearm & pistol grip stock, 14-1/4" over an Old English solid red pad. Bottom of stock has a small silver initial shield engraved "C.M." This shotgun will letter as found except for pad. Bore diameter: left - .733, right - .732. Bore restrictions: left - .028, right - .027. Wall thickness: left - .031, right - .035. Drop at heel: 2-1/8", drop at comb: 1-3/8". Weight: 7 lbs. 9.92 oz. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Bbls retain 96-97% orig blue, slightly thinned over areas above frame & right side of forearm. Receiver retains 30-40% faded case colors, stronger on left side with balance turned silver. Wood is sound with minor nicks & scratches and retains most of its orig factory finish. Left ejector does not function although hammer will cock & fire, otherwise mechanics are fine, strong bright bores with fine pitting. 4-32582 JR296 (2,500-4,000)"
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