A 12 gauge W. & C. Scott & Son Monte Carlo B sidelock shotgun

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Lot 2389¢
A 12 gauge W. & C. Scott & Son Monte Carlo B sidelock shotgun

Sold for US$ 2,925 inc. premium
A 12 gauge W. & C. Scott & Son Monte Carlo B sidelock shotgun
Serial no. 70209 for 1900, 12 gauge. Blued 30 inch barrels with solid matte rib and single white bead; breeches signed W.& C. Scott & Son The Monte Carlo.B. and 78 Shaftsbury Avenue, London, England. Scott's Patent Improved bolt. Extractor. Automatic safety. Blued and engraved top lever. Casehardened sidelock action with border and scroll engraving; each lock with oval panel scene of pigeon in flight. Double triggers. Blued and engraved triggerguard. Checkered splinter fore-end and semi-pistolgrip stock of dark partly figured walnut. Vacant silver oval. Grooved horn buttplate.
Condition: Fine. Barrels retain most of older reblued finish with some areas of thinning. Bores with some light marks. Locks with 90% plus vivid casehardening colors. Action with 30% bright casehardening. Triggerguard with 40-50% blue. Sound wood showing scattered light marks and some bruises to checkering. Buttplate with insect damage.
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Data:

Nitro Proof.
Chokes: .042"/.041" (XtraFull/XtraFull)
Pull: 14".
Chambers: 2 1/2".
Weight: 7 lbs. 2 oz.
Drop at comb: 1 3/4".
Drop at heel: 3 1/2".
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