"PARKER DHE GRADE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 155879. Cal. 16 ga. Built on a No. 1 frame with 30" Titanic steel bbls choked FULL/MOD with tapered concave matted rib, dbl ivory beads, doll's head rib extension, ejectors & dbl triggers. Receiver has typical D-grade engraving of a bird dog on each side & four ducks on floorplate all surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns with maker's name in a ribbon on each side. Mounted with very nicely figured French walnut with checkered splinter forearm and straight hand stock with raised teardrop side panels, 14" over an old crystallized pad. This shotgun will letter as found except for pad. Bore diameter: left - .661, right - .662. Bore restrictions: left - .026, right - .015. Wall thickness: left - .020, right - .024. Drop at heel: 2-5/8", drop at comb: 1-1/2". Weight: 6 lbs. 11.52 oz. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Bbls retain 93-95% orig factory blue, slightly thinned over forearm & receiver areas. Receiver retains traces of case colors in sheltered areas being mostly silvered case colors. Stock has a miniscule hairline back of top tang, otherwise wood is sound showing moderate to heavy wear with a gouge & a couple of scratches in forearm which has a dark hand worn finish. Buttstock has a few scratches and light handling & use marks and retains about 75% orig finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bores with scattered spots of pitting. 4-59838 JR272 (6,000-10,000)"
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