Thomas Bland & Sons - BLE, LONDON, 1934 GAME SCENE ENGRAVED, 28", 6LBS. 5OZ., CONDITION!

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Thomas Bland & Sons - BLE, LONDON, 1934 GAME SCENE ENGRAVED, 28", 6LBS. 5OZ., CONDITION!   Guns > Shotguns > Double Shotguns (Misc.)  > English
Description: Thomas Bland & Sons 12 Gauge Side-by-Side

BLE, LONDON, 1934, GAME SCENE ENGRAVED, 28", 6LBS. 5OZ., CONDITION!

General Specs: Thomas Bland & Sons, Year 1934, 12 Gauge, 6lbs 5oz, SxS

Serial Number: 18053

Thomas Bland & Sons of London have been makers of fine shotguns since 1867 and in Birmingham starting in 1840, and are still in business today! The guns of the early 20th century were known to be very well made and respected side by sides. This gun, sn18053 made in 1934 or so, is an exceptional example with gorgeous engraving comprised of perfectly executed banknote style scroll and detailed dog and game bird scenes, covering 95% of the receiver. Even the trigger guard has a wonderful dog scene and tasteful scroll. The condition of this fine boxlock ejector gun is superb as well with over 70% bold case color and 98% barrel blue, clear sharp lettering, perfect screws, perfect wood to metal fit, extraordinary original flat top checkering with mullered borders, mirror bores, mechanics that are strong and excellent with barrels tight on hinge pin and breech face like a new gun. Demonstrating the English perfection in gun making, the gun weighs in at 6lbs. 5oz. and balances dead on the hinge pin making it lightning fast and pleasurable in hand. Still in proof with 2 ½” chambers and a bore diameter of .730 right barrel, .732 left barrel, the gun is a crisp, clean, and attractive London made double. A great gun for upland game and sporting clays, a gun that will please for decades, it is also a sound value and an affordable, high quality sporting gun. Vintage Thomas Bland & Son guns are not easy to find, so don’t let this one get past you. Thanks for looking!

Barrels

Barrel Length: 28"******* Chokes: .010/.011 IC/IC******* Bores: perfect mirrors******* Bore Diameter: .732/.730******* Wall Thickness: .026/.027******* % Blue: 95%******* Chambers: 2 1/2"******* Ribs: tight, smooth game rib******* Sights: single*******

Action

Action: tight******* Ejectors or Extractors: ejectors, strong, timed******* Case Color: 70% factory******* Screws: excellent******* Engraving: fabulous banknote and game scene******* Trigger Type: double, crisp******* Trigger Guard Color: dog scene silver/grey*******

Stock

Type: english stock/splinter forend/ nice English walnut******* LOP: 14 5/8"******* LOP To End Of Wood: 14 1/8"******* DAH: 2 1/4"******* DAC: 1 7/16"******* Cast: 7/16"off******* Checkering Condition: excellent, flat w/mullered******* Butt Treatment: red Galazan*******

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: Thomas Bland & Sons
UPC: 18053
Caliber: 12 Gauge
Location: MI

Trades Accepted: No

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 $45.00 We ship internationally!******* Item Condition: Used******* Requires FFL?: Yes******* If you have any questions about this item or payment, please email or call us directly. Thanks! Jay Shachter, Vintage Firearms, Inc

Item #: 980321813
Seller Since: Jan. 2002
Seller Level: Trusted + Local Connect
This seller is an FFL
City: grand rapids,
State: MI
Phone: 616-292-6240
Price:
$4,950.00


Shipping: $45.00 (or FREE in-store pick up!)
Accepted Payment Methods: Check Money Order
Returns: 3 Days

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