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Lot 1019
Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4". S# 104159. Bbls. 26 5/8" w/ 11mm VR & ventilated side ribs. Interchangeable chokes, full & mod. tubes included. Satin gray finished scalloped boxlock action w/ vine type foliate scroll engraving. Top lever has Huglu dbl. headed eagle emblem. Single selective trigger. Extractors. Schnabel tipped forearm & rnd. knob stock of presentation quality Turkish walnut having incredible marble cake figure having vivid dark streaking. Stocks feature teardrop points, point pattern hand checkering & sling swivels, front swivel is bbl. mounted. LOP: 13 5/8" over original buttplate & white line spacer. DAC: 1 1 /2". DAH: 2 1/8". Stock has near neutral cast. Weight: 7 lbs., 9.4 oz. J.R. spent part of his military career stationed in Turkey & spoke the language fluently. This is one of the 2 custom shotguns presented to J.R. by the Huglu factory in 1993 for his help in redesigning their shotgun line. J.R. Frequently used this gun for hunting pheasants in South Dakota. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun is housed in its Elk River vinyl covered luggage case w/ green velour fitted interior. Case has zippered canvas cover. Original foam lined cardboard box contains warranty paperwork. Also includes 1994 Huglu calendar featuring its finest grade shotguns & 1992 Huglu poster showing its full line of shotguns. CONDITION: gun retains 98% metal finish. Wood shows scattered scratches & marks. Left side of stock has 1 3/8" dia. spot of residue from factory sticker. Front bead is missing, only white mid bead is present. Clean bright bores. PROVENANCE: The J.R. LaRue Collection. (18-698/DS). MODERN. $2,500-3,500.

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Estimate $2,500 - $3,500May 7, 2018