A 20 gauge Austrian guild sideplated ejector shotgun
Serial no. 1118, 20 gauge. 24 1/2 inch blued, side-by-side barrels with matte rib, single ivory bead and small scroll-engraved panels at the breech. Ejectors. Automatic safety. Blued and scroll-engraved release lever. Grey sideplated action finely engraved with scrollwork and inlaid with five low relief silver figures: right side, a pointer and pheasant; left side a mallard and fox; underside a turkey. Double triggers. Engraved and blued trigerguard. Engraved and blued buttcap with gold initials M.F/McC. Checkered splinter walnut fore-end. Checkered pistolgrip stock of figured walnut with fluted cheekpiece and White Line brown rubber buttpad. Sling swivels. With brown leather leg-of-mutton case by Lyon & Coulson and with illustrated order book.
Condition: Fine. Barrels retain nearly all blued finish with minor wear at muzzles and breech, light edge wear to rib and with one scratch just below left muzzle. Bright bores with some light marks. Triggerguard and buttcap with slight edge wear. Sound wood with minor marks.
Data: Chokes: .005"/.010" (ImpCyl/ImpCyl).
Pull: 14 1/4".
Weight: 5 lbs. 10 oz.
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
£3,200 - 4,500
3,700 - 5,200
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