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*ARMAS GARBI MODEL 103A SPECIAL ROUND ACTION SIDELOCK GAME GUN WITH STEEL CAPPED PISTOL GRIP AND CASE. SN 27-03-037-12. Cal. 20 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 28″ Chopper lump bbls with semi-raised, narrow, concave rib are engraved “ARMAS GARBI SPAIN” and “WILLIAM LARKIN MOORE SCOTTSDALE AZ, Mod. 103A SPL”. Bbl flats are stamped with Spanish nitro proofs, SN, and gauge. A sling loop is attached to bottom rib. Coin finished, round bodied, H & H style, sidelock action features automatic safety, single non-selective trigger, bushed strikers, and gold line tumbler end cocking indicators. Action is engraved with very well cut and shaded, large, open, shaded scroll with floral highlights and geometric borders at nearly full coverage. “Armas Garbi” is in arched riband on each lockplate, and in open field on bottom of action. Matching scroll engraved trigger guard has three digits of SN on tang, which extends to engraved steel grip cap. (This treatment is an extra cost option of over $2000.00.) Truly exceptional flame crotch and dark veined European walnut pistol grip buttstock measures 14-1/2″ over checkered wood butt. There is a sling loop on toe line, and point pattern checkering with mullered borders at grip. Matching small beavertail ejector forend has Anson release. Bore diameter: left-.621, right -.621. Bore restrictions: left -.015 (Mod), right -.007 (IC). Wall thickness: left -.030, right -.029. Drop at heel: 2″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 9 oz. LOP: 14-1/2″. High quality dark brown leather case with stitched leather corners has “C. C.” embossed on top, has maroon canvas trimmed outer cover with “C. C” embossed on central leather oval, and is lined in dark green cloth with embroidered Garbi label on lid. Case contains proof certificate. CONDITION: Essentially as new, appears unfired, except for proof. Case is excellent, as new. Current retail for this high quality model without engraving and grip options, is over $15,000.00. This gun probably retailed at over $20,000.00. 4-48871 MGM144 (8,000-12,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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