Lot 323
1917 Parker DH Grade 3 16 Bore Hammerless SxS Shotgun
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Matching serial number 178726 throughout, blued 26 in. barrels with extractors and front bead sight, the barrel rib marked PARKER BROS.MAKERS. MERIDEN, CT. U.S.A. TITANIC STEEL between two arrows; the water table stamped PARKER BROS./ REG./ U.S. PAT. OFF. / PAT’D JAN. 18, AUG. 16. 1887 / PAT’D OCT. 25. 1910./ PATD. AUG. 16, 1905. and with a serial number over 3; the barrel flats marked with T in circle, J.G. in oval, 3 with small 4 (unstruck 3 lb. 4 oz. weight), 3 on left side flat, serial number to right side of lug; Circassian walnut stock with fine checkering and carved side panels, silver shield on underside of butt; skeleton buttplate; the interior flat of the forestock with serial number and PATD MAY 7,1901; silver-plated triggers, the elaborately engraved receiver has scrolled patterns throughout and features a setter on the right panel, a hound on the left paned, and four pheasants before the trigger guard below. Will require FFL transfer.

Nice age patina throughout; clean bores; the blueing largely intact with the left barrel having a few small marks to its finish while both barrels have tiny marks under the forestock from repeated assembly and dis-assembly; the wooden elements with wear and light scratches from normal field use; scratches to the silverplate.

$1,000 - 2,000