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*A. JOS. DEFOURNY SIDELOCK EJECTOR GAME GUN. SN 12483. Cal. 12 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 26-3/4″ Chopper lump bbls with matted, concave game rib, are engraved “A. Jos. Defourny Fabricant” and “Herstal – Belgique” on tops. Bbl flats are stamped with Belgian nitro proofs for 2-3/4″ chambers. Case hardened, square-backed action is fitted with back action sidelocks with intercepting sears. Action also features non-automatic safety (S engraved), bushed strikers, Purdey type hidden third fastener, and double triggers. Action is engraved with about 80% coverage medium scroll. Trigger guard has scroll on bow, and SN at grip. Streaked European walnut round knob, semi pistol grip buttstock measures 14-3/4″ over Silver type pad. 18 LPI point pattern checkering has mullered borders. Matching splinter ejector forend has Anson release. Bore diameter: left-.724, right -.722. Bore restrictions: left -.009 (IC), right -.002 (Skeet). Wall thickness: left -.030, right -.028. Drop at heel: 2-7/16″, drop at comb: 1-3/8″. Weight: 6 lbs. 14 oz. LOP: 14-3/4″. CONDITION: Very fine, as partially refinished and repaired. Bbls retain nearly all of a satin re-blue, engraving slightly softened. Action and lockplates retain most of their case hardening color with considerable spotting, flecking, and fading to gray brown. Stocks retain most of an old oil finish, checkering re-cut, pad new. There is a repaired crack (about 2-1/2″) running from rear of trigger guard bow on both sides, back into body of stock, which flexes slightly. Bores are very fine, slightly frosted. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. Ejectors are slightly out of time. 4-48914 MGM218 (2,500-3,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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