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Lot 1019
A 12 gauge Colt Model 1883 double barrel shotgun

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ARMS & Armour

16 Aug 2004, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

A 12 gauge Colt Model 1883 double barrel shotgun
Serial no. 6498, 12 gauge. 28 inch Damascus barrels. Casehardened boxlock action with slight border engraving. Figured walnut pistolgrip stock and fore-end with checkered panels. Hard rubber Colt buttplate.
Condition: Very good to fine. Barrels retain 90% plus Damascus pattern showing some fading at breech section. Action retains 20-30% very faded casehardening with some vividness remaining under release lever. Sound wood retains 95% plus varnish with numerous light dents and scratches. Bore showing some light pitting.
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