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Revised: 9/13/2013 

Additional Information: W.C. Scott information letter states gun is “Model 146 B Quality”, chambered as a “76 bore” designed for 44 caliber shotshells, and is the first example the firm has encountered.

*SCARCE W. AND C. SCOTT .410 BOXLOCK EJECTOR TARGET GUN. SN 60708. (1898) Cal. .410. 3″ Chambers. This very unusual little gun, configured like a pigeon gun, has 28″ dovetailed steel bbls with raised, flat, matted rib, giving single sighting plqne. Tops of bbls are engraved “W & C. Scott & Son 78 Shaftesbury Avenue” and “London England”. Bbl flats are stamped with Birmingham black powder proofs, and with “76”. Bottom of right bbl is engraved “Special Steel B”. Small boxlock action features automatic safety (SAFE relief engraved), crossbolt third fastener, and double triggers. Action is engraved with well cut medium scroll at about 60% coverage. “W & C. Scott & Son” is in scroll terminated ribands on each side. Scroll engraved trigger guard has SN and Scott castle logo at grip. Well fiddle figured and lightly streaked European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-1/16″ over ribbed hard rubber buttplate, and features unusual Monte Carlo comb, as well as, side panels with drop points, flat top point pattern checkering, and a vacant silver oval on toe line. Matching splinter ejector forend has engraved steel tip, and Deeley release. Bore diameter at muzzles: left-.394 (Mod?), right -.400 (IC?). Wall thickness: left -.038, right -.040. Drop at heel: 2-15/16″, drop at rear of Monte Carlo: 2-1/8″, Drop at comb: 1-1/4″. Weight: 4 lbs. 14 oz. LOP: 14-1/16″. CONDITION: Fine. Bbls retain most of an old re-black, engraving somewhat softened. Action retains traces of orig case hardening color, but is mostly pewter gray. Floorplate and trigger guard retain a considerable amount of their orig blue. Top lever retains most of its blue, silvered at thumbpiece. Stocks retain most of what appears to be their orig finish with numerous marks and scratches commensurate with condition of the rest of gun. Checkering is somewhat worn. Areas on both sides of forend on top near iron, show cracks that have been repaired. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. Right ejector does not fire. 4-48692 MGM62 (4,500-6,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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