Lever G Grade 16 Gauge - UNMOLESTED, ORIGINAL, CONDITION, NICE!
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Category: Lefever Shotguns - Shotguns - 16 Gauge
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Seller: Vintage Firearms, Inc
Company: Vintage Firearms, Inc.
Member Since: 5/19/07
First Name: jay
Last Name: shachter
Country: United States
Number of Active Listings: 106
Total Number of Listings: 1641
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: check, certified funds
Lefever G Grade 16 Gauge SxS Shotgun
UNMOLESTED, ORIGINAL, CONDITION, NICE!
General Specs: Lefever, Year 1904, 16 Gauge, 6lbs 8oz, Side by Side
Serial Number: 48199
Most who pursue Classic American Double shotguns know that Lefever Arms Co. of Syracuse, N.Y. produced elegant shotguns. The first of the prominent American double manufacturers to close its doors (1914), Lefever produced relatively few fine doubles; in the range of 60.000 guns. Mr. Elliot’s book “Uncle Dan Lefever—Master Gunmaker” notes only about 960 G Grade 16 bore guns being made. Low production, classic American double indeed! Most of the Lefever guns you find, especially the lower grade guns, are well worn and beat up. This gun, sn48199 built in 1904 has been well maintained and has excellent screws, superb wood to metal fit, at least 80% of the damascus pattern remains, about 20% case color, great checkering, excellent bores and wall thickness in the barrels, and it is all factory original...umolested in the 111 years it has been in use. Best yet, this one is built on their smaller 20ga. frame as evidenced by the "X X" stamping on the water table of the reciever. Lefever small bores with condition will always have more demand than supply, and hence this gun is not only a joy to behold, take afield, and shoot, but also a grand investment vehicle to increase the value of your estate as you enjoy its use.
Barrel Length: 28"
Chokes: .033/.034 F/F
Bore Diameter: .670/.671
Wall Thickness: .028/.026
% Blue: 80% damascus
Chambers: 2 1/2"
Action: tight, right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: extractors
Case Color: 20% turned brown
Engraving: clear sharp
Trigger Type: double
Trigger Guard Color: grey
Type: capped pistol grip/splinter forend
LOP To End Of Wood: 12 7/8"
DAH: 2 3/4"
DAC: 1 5/8"
Cast: 3/8" off
Checkering Condition: very good
Butt Treatment: silvers pad
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!
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We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase.
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, at #616-292-6240. Thanks! Vintage Firearms, Inc