"COGSWELL & HARRISON DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 24688. Cal. 16 ga. Fine English dbl with 26" steel bbls choked FULL/CYL with tapered, swamped concave smooth rib, sgl bead, Greener crossbolt rib extension, ejectors & dbl lugs. Boxlock receiver, with assisted opening, is very nicely engraved with about 60% foliate arabesque patterns and maker's name on each side. It has relief carved fences with a sgl non-selective trigger. Mounted with very nicely figured English walnut with a checkered splinter forearm with Parker-style forend tip & straight stock, 14" over an Old English pad. Bottom of stock has a blank initial oval. Accompanied by its orig blue felt lined, brown leather trunk case with "M.L." embossed on lid. Compartmented in bottom for shotgun, pair of orig nickeled snap caps, a 2-pc ebony & brass cleaning rod with implements. It has orig maker's label in lid. Bore diameter: left - .665, right - .671. Bore restrictions: left - .041, right - .000. Wall thickness: left - .026, right - .023. Drop at heel: 2-1/8", drop at comb: 1-5/8". Weight: 5 lbs. 11.84 oz. CONDITION: Fine to very fine, as completely restored. Bbls retain a strong dark rust blue and receiver is a cleaned metal finish. Opening lever, floorplate & trigger guard retain most of their restored finish. Wood is sound with checkering showing moderate wear, freshened on stock & overall retains about all of its restored finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bores. Case, with its relined interior, is fine. 4-59884 JR225 (3,500-4,500)"
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