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*AS FOUND, W. & C SCOTT ROUND BODY SIDELOCK EJECTOR LIGHT GAME GUN. SN 74993. (1906) Cal. 12 ga. 2-1/2″ Chambers. 26″ Dovetailed steel bbls with narrow, flat, matted rib, are engraved “W & C Scott & Son. 78, Shaftesbury Avenue” and “London. England.” on tops. Bbl flats are stamped with Birmingham nitro proofs for 1-1/8 oz of shot. Bottoms of bbls are stamped with SNs, and engraved “Special Steel. B”. Case hardened, sidelock, square-backed action with rounded bar, features automatic safety (SAFE relief engraved), square crossbolt third fastener, side clips, gas vents on breechface, and double triggers. Action is engraved with near full coverage of well cut medium scroll. “W & C. SCOTT & SON” is on each lockplate. Scrolled, engraved trigger guard has castle logo and SN on short tang. Nicely marbled and well figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-9/16″ over orig Silver pad, and features diamond hand, drop points, standard point pattern checkering, and a vacant silver oval on toe line, above what appear to be stamped in Kenya registry numbers. Matching short, splinter ejector forend has Scott’s long front lever release. Bore diameter: left-.730, right -.730. Bore restrictions: left -.030 (Full), right -.005 (IC). Wall thickness: left -.028, right -.026. Drop at heel: 3-1/4″, drop at comb: 1-3/4″. Weight: 6 lbs. 6 oz. LOP: 14-9/16″. CONDITION: Very good, as found. Bbls retain most of their orig black, with considerable light spotting, thinned and browned toward breech ends. Action retains a considerable amount of its orig case hardening color, vivid where protected under fences, mostly pewter gray to light brown. Lockplates retain most of their orig case hardening color. Stocks retain most of what appears to be their orig finish with some oil rubbed in over the years as maintenance, over numerous light and heavy scratches and dings. Checkering is considerably worn and dirty. Orig pad is petrified and chipped. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. Ejectors are strong and in time. 4-49294 MGM222 (4,500-6,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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