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UNUSUAL HURBERTUS TRIGGER PLATE GRIP SAFETY HAMMERLESS GAME GUN RETAILED BY K. BADER. SN 911. Cal. 16 ga. 2-1/2″ Chambers. 31-1/2″ Fine Damascus bbls are silver inlaid “K. Bader in Oschersleben” on matted, concave game rib. Silver bands are inlaid at breech ends surmounted by fine scroll and geometric silver inlays. Bbl flats are stamped with imperial German black powder proofs, bottom of left bbl with SN. Horn covered forward lever, Jones type double lug action, features unusual Hubertus hammerless system with grip type safety for cocking. Pin type cocking indicators are on top of action. Cocking/ safety lever is held by detent at rear. Trigger plate is stamped with imperial eagle and “DRP 7812” (?). Action is very finely engraved with large, open, shaded, scrolled acanthus outlining vignettes of hunting dogs on left, and family group of roe deer on right. Top of action depicts scene of St. Hubertus and his stag. “Hubertus Gewehr” is in arched riband under scene. Lightly streaked European walnut round knob semi-pistol grip buttstock measures 14″ over checkered horn buttplate, and features a right hand shadow line cheekpiece, and nearly full coverage of checkering at grip. Forend is permanently hinged to action. Bbls fasten with side nail through engraved oval steel escutcheons. Bore diameter: left-.677, right -.675. Bore restrictions: left -.030 (Full), right -.030 (Full). Wall thickness: left -.035, right -.034. Drop at heel: 2-1/2″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 11 oz. LOP: 14″. CONDITION: Fine, as partially refinished. Bbls retain a considerable amount of their orig Damascus finish with evidence of cleaning. Action appears to be coin finished, and is relatively bright. Stocks retain what appears to be a considerable amount of their orig finish, with some oil rubbed in, checkering worn and dirty. Horn parts are fine with some slight chipping and very minor insect damage. Bores are good, fairly shiny, with some minor pitting and frosting. Action is tight. Mechanically fine. 4-48676 MGM69 (1,500-2,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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