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*PAIR OF ARRIZABALAGA ENGLISH SCROLL HEAVY GAME GUNS. SN 14114/ 14115. Cal. 12 ga. 3″ Chambers. 28″ Chopper lump bbls with damascened narrow game ribs, are engraved “Pedro Arrizabalaga, Eibar” on top right. Bbl flats are stamped with Spanish nitro proofs for 2-3/4″ chambers. Each set of bbls is fitted with H & H style self-opening assist springs. Coin finished actions feature automatic safeties (SAFE inlaid in gold), bushed strikers, hidden third fasteners, side clips, gold band tumbler end cocking indicators, double triggers (front articulated), and H & H style detachable locks. Actions are engraved with well cut English style scroll with rose medallion highlights. “P. Arrizabalaga” is on each lockplate. The name appears again on the bottom of each action, along with “Eibar”. The numbers “1” and “2” are inlaid in gold on the rear of each rib, top lever, and forend tip, respectively. Nicely figured, well matched, light colored European walnut straight grip buttstocks measure 15″ over solid brown recoil pads, and feature drop points, point pattern checkering with double line borders, and the letters “GMB” (consignor states, George M. Barley, Jr, founder of Save Our Everglades Foundation) individually inlet in gold on toe lines. Matching splinter ejector forends have Anson releases. Gun no. “1” (14114): Bore diameter: left-.727, right -.728. Bore restrictions: left -.008 (IC), right -.009 (IC). Wall thickness: left -.029, right -.026. Drop at heel: 1-7/8″, drop at comb: 1-3/8″. Weight: 6 lbs. 14 oz. LOP: 15″. Gun no. “2” (14115): Bore diameter: left-.728, right -.729. Bore restrictions: left -.009 (IC), right -.010 (IC). Wall thickness: left -.027, right -.0024. Drop at heel: 1-15/16″, drop at comb: 1-3/8″. Weight: 6 lbs. 14 oz. LOP: 15″. Included is a black ABS two gun case lined in maroon velvet, with combination lock latches. PROVENANCE: Notes on G. M. Barley, Jr. founder of the Save Our Everglades Foundation. CONDITION: Excellent. Bbls retain nearly all their lustrous orig blue with numerous minor nicks and light scratches. Actions retain nearly all of their bright coin finish. Rubber bumpers are attached to rear of trigger guard bows. Stocks retain nearly all of their rubbed oil finish with numerous rubs and marks from normal handling and use. Both guns have some deeper scratches on right side of toe lines. Bores are excellent. Actions are tight. Bbls are on face. Ejectors are very slightly out of time on gun no. “2”. Case is good with numerous scuffs on exterior. Interior velvet is lifting with foam escaping. A nice handling, well made pair of guns, with a manufacturers suggested retail of over $20,000.00 each. 4-48633 MGM16 (7,000-9,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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