A 16 gauge Belgian shotgun by Francotte
Serial number 87334, 16 gauge. Blued 28 inch side-by-side barrels with solid matte rib, the underside marked for skeet chokes. Right barrel top engraved Von Lengerke & Detmold and left barrel U.S. Agents New York. Ejectors. Single trigger. Non-automatic safety with gold inlaid S. Case colored boxlock action with Greener crossbolt and marked by maker. Blued triggerguard. Checkered splinter fore-end with Deeley release. Straight-gripped checkered buttstock of figured walnut, oval silver escutcheon on underside and non-factory recoil pad.
Condition: Good. Barrels retain 95 percent of reblued finish with light pitting overall. Refinished action retains generous traces of case colors. Stock refinished and showing repaired crack at wrist. Triggerguard reblued and re-numbered with replacement screw at point of wrist break. Recoil pad perished. Deeley release bent slightly.
Pull: 15 inches
Chambers: 2 3/4 inches
Weight: 5 lbs. 11 oz.