Lot 1018: HARRELS BY ARMAF BELGIUM SIDELOCK PIGEON STYLE

Est: $3,000 - $4,000
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May 7, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, US
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Description: SHOTGUN. Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 8652. Bbl. 1) 29 7/8" fluid steel bbl. w/ VR & ivory front bead. 2) 28" w/ VR & Bradley type red front sight. Top of rib of both bbls. is marked "Harrels By Armaf Co. Liege-Belgium". Left bbl. has probable retailer marking "Heinrich Keighoff-Suhl". 7 Pin sidelock action w/ double under lug & crossbolt locks having side clips & cocking indicators. Full coverage of magnificent arabesque scroll engraving w/ fancy borders extend to long tang trigger guard. After market Miller single trigger. Selective ejectors. Water table of receiver & bbls. have fine hand jeweling. Beavertail forearm & straight grip stock of exhibition quality thin shell walnut w/ marble cake figure & vivid dark streaking. Stocks have fine point pattern hand checkering. Forearm has contrasting reinforcement around radius on forearm shoe. LOP: 14 1/8" to checkered butt. DAC: 1 1/8". DAH: 1 5/8". Stock is cast off. Weight w/longer bbls.: 7 lbs., 10 oz. Bbls: 1) Bore dia: right - .725", left - .723". Choke restriction right: .026", left - .032". Minimum wall thickness: right - .036", left - .040". 2) Bore dia: right - .723", left - .728".. Choke restriction right: CYL", left - .004". Minimum wall thickness: right - .035", left - .036". Armaf was affiliated w/Manufacture Ligoise d'Armes. As well there seems to be some affiliation w/ J. B. Ronge of Liege, Belgium. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: leather covered luggage case w/keys. Case lid has broken front corner. CONDITION: both bbls. retain over 98% fine rust blue orig. finish. All bores are clean & bright. French grayed action has some fading w/ pleasing overall appearance having wear spots on trigger guard. Stocks have very good finish showing a few small scratches & marks. 2 1/2" Grain check has opened on left side of stock below comb & forward of butt. (18-900/DS). CURIO. $3,000-4,000.
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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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