"GEORGE BATES BOXLOCK DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 3169. Cal. 410. Lightweight 28" bbls, IMP. CYL/MOD with smooth, tapered, concave rib and single sighting bead, ejectors and dbl triggers. Mounted with highly figured Circassian walnut having checkered splintered forend and straight grip stock with 14-1/8" pull to a serrated wood butt. Receiver is beautifully engraved with 50-60% coverage of fine foliate arabesque patterns with appended metal pieces and parts engraved to match. Top tang has "SAFE" in gold. Drop at heel: 1-1/8", drop at comb: 1-1/8". Weight: 4lbs 5oz. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls retain 95-98% of their beautiful restored blue with minor wear at muzzles and a couple of very minor handling marks. Receiver retains nearly all of its professionally restored case coloring with bottom plate and trigger guard retaining most of the restored finish. Wood is sound and retains nearly all of its professionally restored oil finish. Mechanics are crisp. Bores are bright with just some very minor pitting. 4-32844 BT107 (5,000-8,000)"
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