May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2022
Circa 1935. A vintage German over/under game gun with 29 - 1/2" blacked steel barrels. Barrels are fit with 2 - 3/4" chambers, ejectors, narrow matte ventilated rib with brass middle and front bead sight. Barrels near breech read "GEBRUDER MERKEL, SUHL", "SUHLERWAFFENWERK". Bottom with proofs, serial number (22351/1610), "BOHLER STAHL". Chokes are Full and Improved Modified. Upper part of 3-piece forend attached at mid-rib. Case colored floral scroll sidelock action with cocking indicators, inspection window, blacked single mechanical trigger, double cross bolt locking mechanism, checkered safety slide, blacked top lever with light scroll and checkered thumb safe. Case colored trigger guard with light floral scroll extends to the gun's long bottom strap which is also engraved with floral scroll, case colored and has the gun's serial "22351" number engraved. Bottom of action reads "SUHLER WAFFENWERK", "GEBRUDER MERKEL, SUHL". The darkish honey-brown stock with what appears to be small ebony diamond-shaped inserts has a finely checkered English straight grip, silver oval and is finished with a checkered butt. The matched checkered forend has an elongated decorative ebony tip and a case colored Deeley styled latch release. Iron metal is also case colored. Gun comes in a nice leather Leg O' Mutton case. CONDITION: Good. Barrels are good with some light fading to their black. Barrels also with some small indentations and markings. Action, ejectors and trigger are all sound. Stock with light handling marks. Bottom of forend splitting from iron metal running north to tail end of Deeley release. Leg O' Mutton is good with some handling and storage marks. This lot was donated as part of the NRA Firearms for Freedom program, for more information, visit CP
Leather LOM Case
Barrel Length
29 - 1/2"
Barrel Wall Thickness
(O) .032 (U) .025
12 Bore
2 - 3/4"
(O) .042 (U) .028
Drop at Comb
1 - 3/8"
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Internal Bore Diameter
(O) .730 (U) .730
Length of Pull
13 - 5/8"
Serial Number
7 Lbs. 10 oz.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $4,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,120.00
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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