"PARKER DHE GRADE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 214994. Cal. 12 ga. Built on a No. 2 frame this fine Parker has 32" Titanic steel bbls with a flat, matted, ventilated rib, dbl ivory beads, doll's head rib extension, ejectors & dbl triggers. Receiver is engraved in typical D-patterns with a bird dog on each side and four pheasants on floorplate, surrounded by foliate arabesque patterns and maker's name in a ribbon on each side. Mounted with nicely figured feather crotch American walnut with fine checkered target beavertail forearm & straight hand stock with raised teardrop side panels, 14-5/8" over an old crystallized Jostam pad. It has a high straight target comb. There is a blank silver oval initial plate on bottom. This shotgun will letter as found except for pad & target forearm which are not mentioned. Bore diameter: left - .729, right - .731. Bore restrictions: left - .033, right - .027. Wall thickness: left - .035, right - .030. Drop at heel: 1-5/8", drop at comb: 1-1/4". Weight: 8 lbs. 7.68 oz. CONDITION: Fine plus. Bbls retain 92-93% strong orig Parker blue with scattered chemical spotting and some thinning over forearm area. Receiver retains 25-30% faded case colors with balance having turned silver. Trigger guard is a gray patina. Wood is sound with some crazing on buttstock and light handling & use marks and overall retains most of its orig factory finish. Left ejector is not functioning although the hammer will cock & fire, otherwise mechanics are fine, bright shiny bores. 4-59852 JR277 (5,000-8,000)"
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