THIS IS A RARE PARKER 16 GAUGE VHE SKEET GRADE SHOTGUN IN FINE SHOOTING CONDITION. IT IS ONE OF LESS THAN 200 16 GAUGE PARKER SKEET GUNS EVER MADE. THE ORIGINAL 26" BARRELS ARE CHOKED SKEET IN AND SKEET OUT. FACTORY RECORDS REVEAL IT WAS SHIPPED IN SEPT, 1937, SERIAL #240XXX. IN ADDITION, A SET OF 30" 16 GAUGE BARRELS ARE INCLUDED WITH THIS FINE GUN. THESE BARRELS WERE MADE AND FITTED BY ARMAF IN BELGIUM. THEY ARE CHOKED MOD AND FULL. OVERALL, THIS GUN IS IN FINE COSMETIC CONDITION WITH NO MAJOR ISSUES. THE SINGLE TRIGGER AND AUTOMATIC EJECTORS FUNCTION AS DESIRED. ORIGINAL 26" BARRELS RETAIN ABOUT 90% BLUE AND HAVE EXCELLENT BORES. THE 30" ARE LIKE NEW WITH ABOUT 98% BLUE AND EXCELLENT BORES. THE TRIGGER GUARD APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN REBLUED, AS THE SCRIPT SERIAL NUMBERS ARE FUZZY. THE BEAVER TAIL FOREND AND STRAIGHT GRIP STOCK ARE IN FINE CONDITION WITH NO ISSUES, BEYOND A FEW LIGHT HANDLING MARKS. CHECKERING FORE AND AFT IS NICE AND SHARP. THE LENGTH OF PULL IS 14" FROM THE SINGLE SELECTIVE TRIGGER OVER THE PARKER DOGS HEAD BUTT PLATE. THE DROP IS 2 1/2". ALSO, INCLUDED IS A RARE TWO BARREL LEATHER AND FELT LINED TAKE DOWN CASE. THE INTERIOR OF THE CASE IS FINE FOR STORAGE, BUT THE EXTERIOR OF THE CASE NEEDS NEW STRAPS AND THE END CAPS RESTITCHED... NOT A PRISTINE COLLECTIBLE, BUT WHAT A WONDERFUL GUN FOR THIS YEARS RAPIDLY APPROACHING SHOOTING SEASON! SOME GUIDELINES: All cartridge firing firearms must be transferred through a licensed FFL dealer in your state. Buyer to supply a signed copy of local dealer’s license before shipment will be made. A C&R License is acceptable for C&R firearms, (guns determined to be C&R’s by ATF and/or guns known to be at least 50 years old). Antique firearms and replicas require buyer to supply proof of age. Some areas require an FFL transfer for antique & black powder firearms (New Jersey, NYC, etc.) PAYMENT OPTIONS: Postal Money Orders and Cashier's Checks only are acceptable. SHIPPING: Buyer pays shipping costs. All items are shipped via priority mail insured. Costs vary depending on weight, postal zone and insurance value. SAFETY NOTICE: Buyer is solely responsible for determining that a used gun is safe to shoot. The firearms offered have not been test fired but have been given a visual inspection only for auction purposes. Buyer agrees to hold seller harmless against damages, injury, or death caused by defective merchandise. RETURN POLICY: Returns are handled on an individual basis. You can presume that I know what I am selling. You are expected to know what you are buying. All items are guaranteed to be as advertised. If I make a gross error in description, you may of course, return item with my apology. FEEDBACK: I am a licensed firearms dealer and have been a Gunsamerica seller since 1997...so, follow the rules and buy with confidence.
CONSIGNMENTS ACCEPTED: I sell many items on consignment. Please call during business hours, est, for appraisals and terms.
Trades Accepted: No
GUNSAMERICA SELLER SINCE 1997...SPECIALIZING IN ANTIQUE AND COLLECTIBLE FIREARMS...ALL PRICES ARE FIRM... ALL ITEMS GUARANTEED TO BE AS ADVERTISED...SHIPPING VIA U.S. PRIORITY MAIL INSURED...CONSIGNMENTS WANTED.