Parker VH 16 Gauge – “O” FRAME, 100% NEW,5LBS 15oz GORGEOUS TURNBULL RESTORED GUN

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Description: Parker VH 16 Gauge Side-by-Side

“O” FRAME, 100% NEW, 5LBS. 15OZ., GORGEOUS TURNBULL RESTORED GUN

General Specs: Parker, Year 1910, 16 Gauge "O" Frame, 5lbs 15oz, SxS

Serial Number: 154685

First, let’s face it…anybody that has handled many 16ga. Parkers of any grade recognize the amazing difference between one built on the “O” frame, or 20ga. frame, compared to the same gun built on the standard #1 frame. Most #1 framed 16ga. guns weigh over 6 1/2lbs. while this gorgeous gun weighs just 5lb. 15oz. That is more than ½ pound difference! The handling characteristics are notable, and at the end of a long day afield, YOU WILL KNOW THE DIFFERENCE. This particular gun, sn154685 built in 1910, looks like a perfect, factory original Parker. We all see our share of restored Parkers. Heck, we here at VFI have contributed many historically correct restorations to the list. But few will compare to this one done by Doug Turnbull more than a decade ago. The case colors are perfect Parker colors, the screws, wood to metal fit, checkering, lettering, engraving…all perfect. The mechanics are perfect as well and the gun appears unfired since the day of restoration, as there is not a mark on the gun or a primer shadow on the standing breech. Everything is 100% new. Today the cost of a full Turnbull restoration starts at $3500 and there is a year wait to get your gun back. If you review this gun you will realize the outstanding value and the benefit of nothing left to do and no wait time until you can go out and use the gun breaking clays or downing birds on the wing. What an upland gun for the tight brush and hunting over pointing dogs with the SK/IC chokes. If you want to know what a new Parker looked like 100 years ago, this is your example. This gun will always be special as the “O” frame guns are few and far between. Thanks for looking.

Barrels

Barrel Length: 26"****** Chokes: .006/.008 SK/IC****** Bores: excellent****** Bore Diameter: .666/.667****** Wall Thickness: .029/.025****** % Blue: 100%****** Chambers: 2 3/4" long cones****** Ribs: tight****** Sights: single******

Action

Action: tight, right of center****** Ejectors or Extractors: extractors****** Case Color: 100% turnbull****** Screws: excellent****** Engraving: sharp as new****** Trigger Type: double, crisp****** Trigger Guard Color: 98% charcoal blue******

Stock

Type: capped pistol grip/splinter forend****** LOP: 14 1/4"****** LOP To End Of Wood: 14"****** DAH: 2 7/8"****** DAC: 1 1/2"****** Cast: 0****** Checkering Condition: perfect****** Butt Treatment: factory dogshead butt plate******

There are more photos upon request. We offer a 30 day mechanical warranty on this fine shotgun. Call us for full details. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER FINE VINTAGE FIREARMS. Just open one of my ads and click on the line that says “see all items from this seller” and a very nice list of fine sporting and collectible arms will appear. I have many more fine sxs shotguns not yet listed. Thanks for looking!

We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase.


Condition: Used, Minor Wear
Brand: Parker
Caliber: 16 Gauge
Location: MI

Trades Accepted: Yes.

LET ME SELL YOUR GUNS!!! As you can see, I do a thorough job, am nationally known, and have hundreds of existing customers looking for your gun! Federally licensed dealer of Classic American Doubles, i.e. Fox, Parker, Ithaca, L.C. Smith, Lefever. Guns must be shipped to licensed dealer. Layaways accepted. No returns on layaways. I BUY SHOTGUNS, COLLECTIONS OR ONE AT A TIME.

Shipping Notes: Payment Methods: Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer****** Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.****** Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only****** Shipping & Insurance: Ground $55.00 We ship internationally!****** Item Condition: Used****** Requires FFL?: Yes******

Item #: 945394518
SKU: 154685
Seller Since: Jan. 2002
Seller Level: Local Seller Promotion
This seller is an FFL
City: grand rapids,
State: MI
Phone: 616-292-6240
Price:
$5,750.00


Shipping: $55.00 (or FREE in-store pick up!)
Accepted Payment Methods: Check Money Order
Returns: 3 Days

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