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61: Wilkes-Barre Gun Co. SxS Shotgun - 12 Ga.

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Description

SERIAL #: 1085

DESIGN: Side by side sidelock. 28" improved cylinder choked barrels. Double triggers.

MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Damascus steel barrels. Nickel plated receiver, hammers, triggers and trigger guard. Checkered wood pistol grip stock and forearm. Black plastic butt plate.

FEATURES: Bead front sight. "WILKES-BARRE GUN CO." stamped on both sides of receiver. Modest engraving to the perimeter of the nickel plated surfaces. 13-1/8" length of pull to the rear trigger and 14-1/8" to the front trigger. The Wilkes-Barre Gun Co. operated from 1892 to 1895. Charles and Ernest Roth bought out Parry Firearms Co. in Ithaca, New York in 1892 and moved the company to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania around 1893. They made single and double barrel shotguns until they went bankrupt. Ithaca Gun Co. bought the assets October 1, 1895.

CONDITION: Good. Sporadic scratches to the metal surfaces. Modest wear on stock.

INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: ANT

ESTIMATE: $200 - $400

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Estimate $200 – $400
Starting Bid $150
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