"PARKER E GRADE DAMASCUS DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 58231. Cal. 10 ga. Built on a No. 3 frame with 32" Damascus steel bbls with tapered concave matted rib, sgl bead, doll's head rib extension, extractor & dbl triggers. Receiver has Grade 2 pattern engraving which includes Grades E, F, G, H & V. It consists of two pheasants on each side & two flying ducks on floorplate with light foliate arabesque patterns surrounding & maker's name on each side. This shotgun will letter as found as a "D2" which encompasses all above grades. Mounted with highly figured center feather crotch cut American walnut with checkered splinter forearm & pistol grip stock, 14-1/4" over a deep dog's head hard rubber buttplate. Accompanied by a pair of brass snap caps. Bore diameter: left - .793, right - .794. Bore restrictions: left - .030, right - .029. Wall thickness: left - .048, right - .050. Drop at heel: 3", drop at comb: 1-7/8". Weight: 10 lbs. 14.72 oz. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbls retain a silver brown patina with a gouge in top of right bbl. Receiver retains 50-60% faded case colors with balance turned silver. Wood is sound with forearm showing very heavy wear with minor handling & use marks and several grain checks in buttstock and retains about all of a fine professionally restored finish. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bores with fine pitting. 4-59896 JR284 (1,500-2,500)"
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