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Cased Rigby Double Shotgun

.28 gauge, 27" barrels, S/N 17356. Chokes are full, and modified, marked on the center rib John Rigby & Co 72 St James SS Street London. Engraved boxlock frame in the English banknote-style. Double trigger, blue barrels, polished frame with blue floor plate and trigger bow. Finely figured walnut stock and forearm, checkered straight grip stock and splinter forearm. Rigby rubber pad. Cased in a leather truck-style case with red lining and Rigby label with all of the company-supplied accessories. Factory records state the following:No.17356, shipped 15 August 1906, B.P. Misa, "Class D Toplever Double Hiess Ejector gun", 28b, 27" steel barrels, 13 7/8 stock length, 5 lbs

Condition:

The barrels retain nearly all of the original blue finish. The slightest of blue wear around the muzzles. Markings on the barrel are crisp and sharp. Top lever banknote-style engraved and retains all of the original blue finish. Frame has been cleaned to bright with sharp and crisp markings. Banknote engraving is sharp and crisp. Triggerguard retains nearly all of the original blue finish with nice banknote engraving. Bores are excellent. Frame locks up like a vault. LOP 14.5" with pad without the pad it is 13 7/8". Drop at the heel 2.25". Case is in excellent condition with excellent lining and label. Labels on the inside of the case are excellent. The weight of the gun is 5.2 lbs.

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$14,400
09/12/2018

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