Colt       Model 1883 Boxlock Shotgun     12 Gauge, 2 3/4" Chambers 


28" SxS damascus barrels with brass front bead, flat matted rib marked

COLTS PT F A MFG CO HARTFORD CT U S A, and doll's head extension,

choked skeet & modified. 13 7/8" pull from front trigger to original Colt

black composition buttplate. 1 7/8" - 3 3/8" drop. No cast. Figured walnut

stocks with horn-inlaid, Deeley-release splinter forend, round knob half-

pistol grip, classic point-pattern checkering and vacant nickel-silver initial

oval. Border-engraved, casehardened receiver with blued furniture and

automatic top tang safety. Weight: 7lbs, 2oz. Antique, built in 1889. All

original condition and retaining 20% barrel brown, 20% casehardening

colors and 85% blue on toplever and bow of triggerguard. Tight and with

mirror-bright bores. Minimum barrel wall thicknesses .017" and .020". Sold

as collector's item only.  $3495.

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