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*AYA MODEL 56 WITH EXTRA BARRELS AND CASE. SN 383123. Cal. 12 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 28″ and 30″ Chopper lump bbls denoted by gold inlaid “1” and “2” at rear portion of narrow, swamped game ribs mounted with two ivory beads. Ribs are marked “AYA – Aguirre & Aranzabal – MADE IN SPAIN”. Bbl flats are stamped with Spanish nitro proofs for 2-3/4″ chambers. Case hardened rounded bar action with H & H style detachable sidelocks features automatic safety (S gold inlaid), side clips, hidden third fastener, bushed strikers, gold line tumbler end cocking indicators, and single non-selective trigger. Action is engraved with near full coverage large floral acanthus with ribbon highlights and small scroll background. “AGUIRRE Y ARANZABAL” is engraved in arched device on bottom of action. Relatively plain, but dense, European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-1/8″ over open-sided AYA white line pad. Stock features drop points and point pattern checkering at grip. Matching beavertail ejector forend fits both sets of bbls and has Deeley release. 28″ Bbls no. “1”: Bore diameter: left-.724, right -.724. Bore restrictions: left -.007 (IC), right -.000 (Cyl). Wall thickness: left -.038, right -.038. Drop at heel: 2-1/2″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Weight: 7 lbs. 3 oz. LOP: 14-1/8″. 30″ Bbls no. “2”: Bore diameter: left-.729, right -.729. Bore restrictions: left -.040 (Extra full), right -.019 (Mod). Wall thickness: left -.039, right -.035. Drop at heel: 2-1/2″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Weight: 7 lbs. 7 oz. LOP: 14-1/8″. Light tan leather case with stitched leather corners has zippered vinyl outer cover, space for both sets of bbls, and is lined in green felt, with black leather AYA label on lid. Case contains a box of cleaning patches and the key. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls retain approx 90% orig blue, with a number of light marks, scratches, and some areas of wear. Action retains most of its orig case hardening color, silvered at normal wear and carry points, and on fences. Lockplates retain most of their color. Stocks retain a considerable amount of their orig finish, with numerous light scratches and marks, and are quite dry, and bleached. Checkering is slightly worn. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Ejectors are in time. Trigger works. Case is excellent with only a few light marks in leather, protected by its outer cover which has some stains and scuffing. Zippers work. Interior cloth has some cuts and rubs from contact with gun, and some slight insect damage. Label is very fine. 4-47875 MGM169 (5,500-7,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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