"PARKER DHE GRADE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 217860. Cal. 20 ga. Built on an "O" frame with 26" Titanic steel bbls choked CYL/CYL with tapered, matted concave rib, dbl ivory beads, doll's head rib extension, ejectors & dbl triggers. Receiver is engraved in usual "D" patterns with a bird dog on each side & four pheasant on floor plate, all surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns. Appended metal is engraved to match. Mounted with center feather crotch cut American walnut with checkered splinter forearm & straight stock with teardrop side panels, 14" over a checkered skeleton buttplate. Accompanied by a Parker letter identifying this shotgun as having been started in July 1926. It is recorded as having 28" bbls with straight grip, 13-7/8" pull with a drop at heel of 2-1/2" and at comb of 1-1/2" and weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz. Bore diameter: left - .620, right - .628. Bore restrictions: left - .005, right - .011. Wall thickness: left - .022, right - .016. Drop at heel: 2-3/8", drop at comb: 1-1/2". Weight: 6 lbs. 4.8 oz. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls retain most of their fine restored blue with slight muzzle edge wear. Receiver retains about all of its strong restored case colors turning silver on bottom front. Trigger guard retains about 50% orig blue. Wood is sound with minor storage marks & a series of fine grain checks on left side by butt and retains virtually all of a fine professionally restored finish. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bores that apparently have been opened but do not appear to have been cut. 4-32920 JR236 (5,000-8,000)"
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