"PARKER BROS. VHE 28 GA DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 230313. 28 GA. Scarce VHE grade gun built on OO frame with 26" Vulcan steel bbls choked IMP. CYL./MOD with tapered concave game rib with original Parker single silver bead, doll's head extension. Gun has double triggers and automatic ejectors. Mounted in fine American walnut with checkered splinter forend and capped pistol grip stock. Receiver is engraved in the standard VH pattern with the maker's name on each side and a light stylized border decoration. 14" to a factory Dog's Head buttplate. Drop at heel 2.0"; drop at comb 1-3/4". Bore diameter left .552", right .554"; choke restriction left .008, right .020. Water table has standard lightening cuts as typically found on OO frame guns. Weight 5lbs 10.6oz. Superb handling qualities. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls retain 98% of bright blue factory finish with just the slightest thinning at the muzzle and breech edges. Receiver retains approx. 60-65% original silvery case colors with some vivid colors showing in protected areas. Trigger bow retains some original blue, the balance turning silver in the tang area. Forend metal shows areas of fading case color with the balance turning silver with vibrant colors internally. A tiny 1 cm circular crack has started at the back of the top tang, otherwise wood is sound retaining most factory original finish with some thinning at the grip area of the stock from normal handling. Associated light handling marks evident with only one darkened rub along the right cheek of the stock. Forend appears to have had some very light touch up finish rubbed in some time ago. Mechanics are crisp,screws are clean, bores bright and shiny. 4-32840 WD50 (20,000-30,000)"
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