Attractive French Gardin double with sliding breech action. Serial number 4055. Barrels chambered in 12-gauge and measure 27 1/2-inches and are with blue finish, and with short 2 1/8-inch chambers. The right barrel is slow twist rifled (choked modified) and the left is smooth (choked full). A concave tapered rib with gold bead front sight. Bores rate good. The sliding breech shows some worn nickel remaining. Operating lever is numbered 4055 as well. Both breech and lever are nicely engraved in well executed foliate scroll patterns (50%) coverage. Trigger guard is blue finish with light fading and very simple line engraving. The one piece stock is fancy grade walnut with good figure, oil finish and very nicely done checkering. The checkering on the forend is point pattern and forms a diamond around the stock screw. The checkering on the straight wrist is point pattern and wraps nicely over the top. Hardly any visible handling. With sling swivels. LOP from front trigger measures 15 1/4-inches over smooth black plastic buttplate. Drop at comb measures 1 1/2-inches and drop at heel measures 1 1/4-inches. Weight is 6-1/4 pounds.
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