February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Rare, beautiful, and vintage 16 bore French browned Damascus 29-1/4" side by side barrels. Matted concave rib reads "Grand Prix Exp on Unionville 1889" (Grand Prize of World's Fair 1889) in gold. Peninsula engraved pinfire hammer locks engraved with makers name "A. Valence". Gold floral inlay and surrounding light floral scroll. Unique dual under lever bottom action and forearm with light floral scroll engraving and gold inlay matching peninsula locks. Ornately carved stock with finely checkered long grip and steel buttplate. Barrel and stock both fitted with loops for sling. St. Etienne black powder proofs. CONDITION: Very good. Barrels retain 90% plus of their brown with slight handling marks. Stock has been refreshed, still with some slight marks. CP
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
29 - 1/4"
Barrel Wall Thickness
(L) .031 (R) .032
Chamber
2 - 1/2"
Choke
(L) .009 (R) .001
Drop at Comb
1 - 1/2"
Drop at Heel
2 - 5/8"
FFL Status
Antique
Gauge
16 Pinfire
Internal Bore Diameter
(L) .668 (R) .661
Length of Pull
13 - 5/8"
Manufacturer
A. Valence
Model
Side by Side Pinfire
Paperwork
Weight
6lbs 4oz
Serial Number
NSN
(A) A. VALENCE 16 GAUGE PINFIRE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,160.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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