Lot 233: Binks SxS Black Powder Shotgun - 12 Ga.
December 4, 2016
Harrisburg, PA, USALive Auction
Description: SERIAL #: None DESIGN: Hammer operated black powder SxS. 27-1/8" barrels. Double triggers. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Damascus steel barrels with solid rib. Checkered wood half straight stock. FEATURES: Brass bead front sight. Side plates, hammers, trigger guard, and top tang are engraved with modest motifs. Both side plates are marked "BINKS". Metal butt pad with extended top tang. Elaborate metal wedge pin guides and forearm cap which is also engraved in similar fashion. Small brass medallion on top of wrist of butt stock. Wood ramrod with oversized tip. Length of pull is 13-1/8" to the rear trigger. 14-1/8" to the front trigger. CONDITION: Good. The finish on the barrels has developed a dark brown patina while approximately 40% of the Damascus pattern on the barrels is still visible. Scratches and nicks as well as areas of pitting on the barrels. Moderate wear to the metal surfaces. Hammers and triggers work but the rear trigger must be manually pushed forward to reset it. Moderate wear to the stock with significant wear to the checkering. Scratches, scrapes, and gouges to the stock. One stock repair to the bottom rear of butt stock. Ramrod is very good. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 4776/NRR ESTIMATE: $150 - $250