LC Smith Prototype – Brophy Letter

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LC Smith Prototype – Brophy Letter  Guns > Shotguns > L.C. Smith Shotguns
Description: Rare 12 ga. Marlin LC Smith factory prototype. Brophy's letter, on Marlin Firearms Co. letterhead, describes this gun, S/N FWM58179, as the prototype developed for the Deluxe model (see photo of letter). This prototype shotgun has a Simmons STEEL rib installed, the subsequent Deluxe model ribs were plastic. Incredible only begins to describe the fantastic original condition of this late Marlin Featherweight LC Smith. The photos tell the story. It retains ALL of its original brilliant case colors, not refinished. The barrels are 99%+++ blue with no perceptible wear anywhere and the wood is near perfect. Most likely this gun was never shot (but some one marred the tang screw). 28 in. barrels with middle bead, choked M&F. 14 in. LOP, 2-5/8 in. drop at heel, 1-3/4 in. drop at comb. Own a piece of L.C. Smith history...Sold as a collector's item only (call for return info), no warranty written or implied, always have the gun checked out by a qualified gunsmith before firing...FFL or CR required, Shipped in free hard case, shipping - actual cost... I am a FFL holder & NRA member...Thanx for looking!

Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: 12 Gauge
Location: CT

Trades Accepted: No

40 years experience in the gun field. Former designer at major Connecticut gun manufacturer. All guns sold as a collector’s item only, NO WARRANTY WRITTEN OR IMPLIED, always have the gun checked out by a qualified gunsmith before firing. 3-day non-firing inspection – any disassembly voids returns – shipping not refundable. Unless otherwise specified see item description for shipping terms.

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I am a FFL holder & NRA member.....Click on my name for more great guns.

Thanx for looking

Shipping Notes: Bank checks, or money orders (US Postal Money orders ship immediately). Personal or business checks must clear your bank (5-10 business day hold). Sorry not set up for credit cards or PayPal

Item #: 996949482
Seller Since: Dec. 2001
Seller Level: Verified
This seller is an FFL
City: N. Granby
State: CT

Shipping: See Description (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Check Money Order
Returns: See Description

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