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Revised: 9/13/2013 

Additional Information: W.C. Scott information letter states total production of 10 ga. Monte Carlo B guns is estimated at less than 100.

*W & C SCOTT MONTE CARLO – B HEAVY GAME OR WATERFOWL GUN. SN 70528. Cal. 10 ga. 2-7/8″ Chambers. 30″ Dovetailed steel bbls with broad, flat, matted rib, engraved “Scott’s Improved Bolt” at breech end, are engraved “W. & C. Scott & Son” “MONTE CARLO B” and “78 Shaftesbury Avenue. London. England” on tops. Bbl flats are stamped with Birmingham nitro proofs for 1-1/2 oz of shot. Bottoms of bbls are stamped with SN and bottom of right bbl engraved “Special Steel B”. Case hardened sidelock action with rounded bar features automatic safety (SAFE relief engraved), square crossbolt third fastener, Scott patent gas checks, and double triggers. Action is engraved with about 80% coverage cleanly cut medium scroll with near full coverage on fences. Lockplates are engraved with matching scroll and oval vignettes of pigeons in flight, as well as “W & C Scott & Son” at the bottom of each plate. Scroll engraved trigger guard has SN at grip. Dense, closely streaked European walnut semi pistol grip buttstock measures 13-3/4″ over brown “Old English” pad, and features drop points, flat top point pattern checkering, and a vacant silver oval on toe line. Matching short, splinter forend has Scott’s patented pull down lever release. Bore diameter: left-.775, right -.775. Bore restrictions: left -.040 (Full), right -.032 (Mod). Wall thickness: left -.044, right -.041. Drop at heel: 2-13/16″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Weight: 10 lbs. 1 oz. LOP: 13-3/4″. CONDITION: Very fine plus. Bbls retain 90 – 95% orig blue, silvered on sharp edges, and thinning at normal carry point. Action and lockplates retain most of their orig case hardening color, quite vivid where protected. Top lever retains most of its blue, silvered on thumbpiece. Trigger guard retains traces of its orig blue. Stocks retain most of their orig finish with numerous light marks and minor dents, checkering slightly worn. Replacement pad needs some cleaning up. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. A well balanced, solid, working ten bore. 4-48693 MGM59 (4,500-6,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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