"PARKER DHE GRADE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 179825. Cal. 12 ga. Fine DHE Parker with 30" Titanic steel bbls choked FULL/FULL with tapered concave matted rib, sgl bead, doll's head rib extension, ejectors & Parker sgl trigger. It has typical D-grade engraving consisting of vignettes of a bird dog on each side and four flying ducks on floorplate all surrounded by fine foliate arabesque patterns with maker's name in a ribbon on each side. Mounted with very nicely figured slab sawed American walnut with checkered splinter forearm and pistol grip stock with raised teardrop side panels, 14" over a checkered skeleton buttplate. Bottom of stock has a silver initial oval engraved "T.J. WALSH". This shotgun will letter as found. Bore diameter: left - .737, right - .735. Bore restrictions: left - .044, right - .042. Wall thickness: left - .025, right - .027. Drop at heel: 2-1/4", drop at comb: 1-1/4". Weight: 7 lbs. 9.6 oz. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Bbls retain 88-90% orig Parker blue, slightly thinned over forearm & receiver areas with light scratches elsewhere. Receiver retains 30-40% faded case colors, strong in sheltered areas. Stock has a tiny hairline back of top tang, otherwise wood is sound and shows moderate wear with light nicks & scratches. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bores. 4-59839 JR252 (8,000-12,000)"
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