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1278
$11,500.00

*WELL MATCHED BATTERY OF ARRIETA SMALL BORE GAME GUNS. SN 34494/ 34495/ 34496. Cal. 20 ga 2-3/4″ Chambers, .410 3″ Chambers, and 28 ga 2-3/4″ Chambers. This custom ordered trio correspond most closely to the Model 578 or the Wing Shooting Adventures “Uplander” and have 28″ chopper lump bbls marked “Fca. de Escopetas” and “Arrieta – Elgoibar (Espana)”. Bbl flats are stamped with SNs, proofs, and chamber information. Bbls are fitted with H & H type self-opening assist spring. Coin finished actions feature automatic safeties, double triggers (front articulated), and bushed strikers. 20 Ga gun has H & H type detachable locks, the other two guns have standard lock pins. Actions are engraved with classic English style medium scroll with rose bouquet highlights. Bottoms of actions are engraved “Fabrica de” “Arrieta y Cie” “Elgoibar”. Single beaded, blued trigger guards are relief gold inlaid on bows with fleur-di-lis device flanked by the letters “A” and “C” within a circle. Dense, nicely streaked European walnut straight grip buttstocks measure 15″ over skip line checkered wood butts, and feature drop points, as well as standard point pattern checkering. Matching splinter ejector forends have Anson type releases. 20 Ga. Bbls: Bore diameter: left-.620, right -.621. Bore restrictions: left -.013 (Mod), right -.005 (IC). Wall thickness: left -.035, right -.032. Drop at heel: 2-1/4″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Weight: 6 lbs.4 oz. LOP: 15″. .410 Bbls: Bore diameter at muzzles: left-.388, right -.395. Wall thickness: left -.062, right -.058. Drop at heel: 2-1/4″, drop at comb: 1-3/8″. Weight: 6 lbs. 0 oz. LOP: 15″. 28 Ga. Bbls: Bore diameter: left-.544, right -.544. Bore restrictions: left -.020 (Full), right -.004 (IC). Wall thickness: left -.032, right -.033. Drop at heel: 2-1/8″, drop at comb: 1-3/8″. Weight: 5 lbs. 12 oz. LOP: 15″. CONDITION: Excellent. All guns show limited field use, with a few minor scratches and marks on bbls. Coin finish of actions is somewhat darkened especially around bottoms from normal hand carry. Stocks show a number of marks in their orig finish. 28 ga and .410 guns show the most use with some relatively deep scratches on right sides of butts. Bores are excellent. Actions are tight. Ejectors are in time on 28 ga and .410, slightly out of time on 20 ga. 4-49352 MGM238 (8,000-12,000)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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