"A.J. DEFOURNY SIDELOCK EJECTOR DOUBLE BARREL RIFLE. SN 25460. Cal. 9.3 x 74R. Fine handling full sidelock double rifle with 24-3/4" dovetail bbls engraved "A.J. Defourny. Fabricant a Herstal", caterpillar type front sight with silver bead, matted quarter rib with single standing rear sight. Coin finished receiver and forend metal are engraved with light English scroll at the points of the locks with stylized borders. The bbl bosses are engraved with semi-relief acanthus leaf and scroll engraving. Floral engraved screws. Ejectors and case colored double triggers. Mounted in nicely figured checkered European walnut, beavertail forend with pushbutton release, checkered semi-pistol grip stock. 13-5/8" to checkered butt. 7 lbs 6.5 oz. Accompanied by a leather take-down truck style case marked "Mareuil, France". CONDITION: Very fine. Gun retains virtually all of its factory finish with just light handling marks to the wood and metal surfaces. a 1cm area of surface rust is forming on the floor plate of the receiver. Wood is sound with a rub at the nose of the comb and several moderate nicks at the ball of the grip. Mechanics are crisp. Bores are bright and shiny. Case is sound with numerous light rubs and handling marks to the surface. 4-32671 WD38 (7,500-12,500)"
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