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1262
$4,025.00

*BRACE OF .410 GAME GUNS, PATSTONE & SON AND AYA BOXLOCKS. SN 1965/ 496358. Patstone (ca 1937) Cal. .410. 2-1/2″ Chambers. 24-3/4″ Dovetailed bbls are engraved “Patstone & Son South Hampton & Winchester. (Silver Metal London 1885 Paris 1878)” on deeply swamped, narrow, game rib. Bbl flats are stamped with 1936 Birmingham nitro proofs for 7/16 oz. of shot, and 2-1/2″ chambers. Tiny, boxlock, case hardened, ejector action features automatic safety and double triggers. Action is engraved with nearly 70% coverage large, open scroll. “Patstone & Son” is on each side. Blued top lever, floorplate, and trigger guard are also scroll engraved. SN is on tang (1965). Nicely marbled, and lightly figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 13-1/8″ over old Silver pad, and features drop points, point pattern checkering with mullered borders, and a gold-plated bronze oval on toe line engraved “C L J”. Matching splinter ejector forend has Deeley release. Bore diameter at muzzles: left-.405, right -.405. Wall thickness: left -.030, right -.032. Drop at heel: 2-1/8″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Weight: 3 lbs. 14 oz. LOP: 13-1/8″. CONDITION: Fine. Bbls retain approx 80% of what appears to be orig blue. Action retains most of its orig case hardening color. Top lever and floorplate retain nearly all of an old re-blue. Trigger guard re-blued, and a bit on the purple side, silvered at tang. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. Ejectors are in time. SN: 496358. Cal. .410. AYA Model 3-A has 27″ chopper lump bbls marked with “AYA” and “Made in Spain” on narrow, concave game rib. Bbl flats are stamped with SN, Spanish nitro proofs, and importers name and address. Case hardened boxlock action features automatic safety, bushed strikers, and double triggers. Action is engraved with simple sinuous border with AYA name on both sides. Plain walnut straight grip buttstock measures 12-1/4″ over thin, white line rifle pad. Point pattern checkering is at grip. There is a gold oval on toe line engraved “C L J”. Matching splinter forend has Anson type release. Bore diameter at muzzles: left-.376, right -.390. Wall thickness: left -.055, right -.060. Drop at heel: 2-1/16″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Weight: 5 lbs. 0 oz. LOP: 12-1/4″. CONDITION: Excellent, near new, with only a few handling marks in stock. Mechanically crisp. Two fine little .410s, ideal for a young man or lady. CONDITION: As above. 4-49356 MGM237 (3,000-5,000)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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