May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2022
Circa 1927. A rare 12 gauge sidelock with 30" "Nitro Steeel" blacked barrels. Barrels are fit with ejectors, 2 - 3/4" chambers, machined, concave and tapered rib. Rib with third fastener extension, small mid white bead and larger front white 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 "RE93646" with "S" beneath it. Choked Full and Full. The color case hardened action features a cross bolt third fastener and D Specialty Grade engraving of flowing scroll and game scenes. A pair of quail in tall grass on the left lock plate and a flying mallard on the right lock plate. Both lock plates read "L.C. SMITH" at bar in a classic old English font. Bottom of action is engraved with light scroll and reads "HUNTER ONE TRIGGER" at base near trigger guard. Top lever is case colored with light scroll and engraving and thumb piece is checkered. Safe slide is scored. Gun is non-auto safe. Single mechanical trigger is blued and with barrel selector on side. Blued trigger guard is lightly scroll engraved. Short bottom tang with serial number "RE93646". The reddish-brown American walnut stock is built with pinpoint checkering over wrist of slender pistol grip. Grip with black hardened rubber grip cap. Stock also with Monte Carlo cheekpiece and finished with a scored black buttplate. Checkered walnut splinter forend with black ebony tip inlay and roller release. CONDITION: Very good. Barrels retain 80% original black with shiny bores. Action with much of its case colors remaining. Action, ejectors and trigger are sound stock and forend with some minor handling marks. Good gun! CP
Barrel Length
Barrel Wall Thickness
(L) .027 (R) .026
2 - 3/4"
(L) .041 (R) .042
Drop at Comb
1 - 1/2"
Drop at Heel
2 - 3/4"
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Internal Bore Diameter
(L) .730 (R) .729
Length of Pull
13 - 3/4"
L.C. Smith
Specialty Grade
7 Lbs. 10 oz.
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $6,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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