"PARKER BROS. VH .410 DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 234931. .410 GA. Desirable VH grade shotgun built on lightweight OOO frame with 26" Vulcan steel bbls, choked IMP. CYL./ MOD with tapered and concave game rib with original Parker single silver bead and doll's head extension. Gun has double triggers and extractors. Receiver is engraved in the standard VH pattern with the maker's name on the sides with lightly stylized border decoration. Mounted with nicely figured checkered American walnut with splinter forearm and factory ball grip stock with blank silver initial shield. Stock measures just a hair under 14" to a vintage red Hawkins recoil pad. Drop at heel 2-3/4", drop at comb 1-5/8". Water table of the receiver has lightening cuts typical of OOO frame guns. Weight 5lbs 8.9oz. Accompanied by a Parker Gun Collector's Assn. letter confirming the above and indicates shipment Sept. 24, 1930. Letter also indicates gun was restocked at the factory and reshipped on Feb. 12, 1931. In 1930, the Parker catalog list its price as $87.00. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls retain 98% original bright blue finish with only light thinning at the muzzle and minor nicks from handling and storage. Receiver retains 60-65% fading original silvering case colors. Vivid colors exist in the sheltered areas of the receiver. Trigger bow retains traces of blue. Forend metal is smooth gray with bright case colors internally. Wood is sound with a few light nicks and dings from normal field use,retaining most of its factory finish with some thinning at the grip. It appears as if a very light touch up has been rubbed into the back half of the stock many years ago. Mechanics are crisp, screws are clean, bores bright and shiny, bbls ring true. 4-32839 WD51 (20,000-30,000)"
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