Lot 1004: FABULOUS ANGELO BEE ENGRAVED WINCHESTER MODEL 21

Est: $27,000 - $37,000
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May 7, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, US
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Description: TWO GAUGE SET SXS SHOTGUN. Cal. 28 Ga., 3" / 20 Ga., 3". S# 5281. Outstanding shotgun w/ added sideplates to showcase the work of Belgium trained engravers Angelo Bee & J.H. Diet. Action, forearm irons & breech end of bbls. have exquisite 3 color gold inlayed engraving w/ silver highlights. Gold ornamentation features 3 raised flushing grouse on right sideplate, 3 pheasants on left sideplate, 4 flying mallards on forward action flats & floorplate w/ woodcock on trigger guard. Birds are surrounded by 3 color gold woods & waters scenes & highlighted by vine type foliate scroll & cross hatched gold inlay on surrounding surfaces. Both engravers signatures are found along lower edge of sideplates. Safety button is custom sculpted w/ hand checkered surfaces. Gold plated SST. Selective ejectors. Bbls: 1) original 28" 20 Ga. bbls. of Winchester Proof steel. Bore dia: right - .617", left - .613". Choke restrictions: right - .018", left - .023". Original choke marking on left bbl. is "FULL", right bbl. is unmarked. 2) added 28" 28 Ga. bbls. of Winchester Proof steel numbered to match gun. Bore dia: right - .550", left - .550". Choke restrictions: right - .005", left - .012". Both sets of bbls. have wedges of gold inlay at breech w/ some gold filled bbl. markings & red target front sights. Custom straight hand walnut stock of exhibition quality Turkish walnut w/ teardrop points behind sideplates. Both sets of bbls. have individual beavertail forearms of matching exhibition quality Turkish walnut. Forearm release buttons have hand checkered surfaces. Stock & forearms have fine point pattern hand checkering. LOP: 14 3/4" to checkered butt. DAC: 1 1/2". DAH: 2 7/16". Stock is slightly cast off. Weight w/ 20 Ga. bbls: 6 lbs., 13 oz. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: oak & leather luggage case w/ red velour 2 bbl. set fitted interior containing case key. Case lid has reproduction makers label. Includes Certificate of Authenticity dated 1/20/2018 to certify that this Angelo Bee engraved Winchester Model 21 SN 5281 is guaranteed to be authentic. CONDITION: shows little evidence of use since upgrade retaining nearly all of its custom metal finishes. Stock shows light scratches & marks w/ line of epoxy filled grain checking opening up left of safety button. All bores are clean & bright. (18-128/DS). CURIO. $27,000-37,000.
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Shipping Terms: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense.
* Shipping cost: Whatever the cost is from the carrier. All ammunition firearms (including antiques) are shipped with adult signature required. Any item(s) shipped with a value of $1000.00 and up is shipped with signature required.
POLICIES:
* Shipping does not begin until the following Friday. This is a multiple day event that covers our preview, our auction and James D. Julia's Auction, because of this, shipping cannot start until both auctions are done.
* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
* We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
* We are happy to assist you in your shipping needs but please understand that we will try to expedite your shipment when requested, but we make no guarantee that it can be completed in such a time frame as you may request or in the manner that you may request.
Please see our Terms & Conditions, Section 19 for shipping costs & more information.
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