August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Rare Dan M. LeFever side cocker "E" Grade side by side hammerless shotgun. The first successful hammerless shotgun in the United States with less than 700 known to exist. Damascus steel barrels with smooth concave rib marked "DM Lefever Maker and Patentee Syracuse, NY" and bead front sight. Case hardened sidecocker action with scroll engraving and Lefever patent dates. Large side lever for cocking the gun on the left hand side. Gun has cocking indicators, double triggers and extractors. LeFever thumb opening lever. Walnut checkered pistol grip stock with steel grip cap and hard rubber widow's peak buttplate. Checkered walnut splinter forearm with hidden push button release and ebony inlay. CONDITION: Metal turning a silvery patina with visible Damascus finish. 50% of original piano style varnish with light handling marks. Good bores and mechanics. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
31"
Barrel Wall Thickness
Chamber
Choke
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Gauge
10 Gauge
Internal Bore Diameter
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
D.M. Lefever
Model
Sidecocker
Paperwork
Weight
Serial Number
6466
(A) D.M. LEFEVER E GRADE SIDECOCKER 10 GAUGE SIDE BY SIDE SHOTGUN.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,845.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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