May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2022
Circa 1928. A scarce and nice sidelock 12 gauge with 30" blacked "Nitro Steel" barrels. Barrels are built with 2 - 3/4" chambers, non-ejector, machined, concave and tapered rib. Rib with third fastener extension and front brass bead sight. The left barrel is marked on top "Hunter Arms Co. M'F'R'S Fulton NY USA." Right barrel marked on top "L.C. Smith Specialty Grade.". Barrel flat is stamped "NP", "RE12208" with "S" beneath it. Choked Full and Full. The color case hardened sidelock action features a cross bolt third fastener and Specialty Grade engraving of flowing scroll. Both lockplates read "L.C. SMITH" at bar. Bottom of action is engraved with light scroll. Top lever is case colored with light scroll engraving and thumb piece is checkered. Safe slide is scored. Gun is auto-safe. Double triggers are blued. Blued trigger guard is lightly scroll engraved on bow. Short bottom tang with serial number "12208". Water table stamped "R 122208" gun's serial number and with "S" beneath it. The reddish-brown American walnut stock is built with pinpoint checkering over wrist of pistol grip. Grip with black hard rubber grip cap. Buttstock finished with a serrated black buttplate. Checkered walnut splinter forend with dark ebony tip inlay and roller release. CONDITION: Very good. Barrels retain 80% original black with handling marks and shiny bores. Action with much of its case colors remaining. Action and trigger are sound. Stock and forend with some minor handling marks. Good gun! CP
Barrel Length
Barrel Wall Thickness
(L) .036 (R) .034
2 - 3/4"
(L) .038 (R) .039
Drop at Comb
1 - 1/2"
Drop at Heel
2 - 1/2"
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
12 Bore
Internal Bore Diameter
(L) .727 (R) .728
Length of Pull
13 - 7/8"
L.C. Smith
Specialty Grade
7 Lbs. 11 oz.
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $3,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,320.00
Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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