FRANCOTTE 410- SIDEPLATE w/ 12 GOLD INLAYS- 1981- CHOPPER LUMP 26" Bbls.- 5 Lbs. 3" CHAMBERS - 98% ENGRAVING COVERGE
Guns International #: 100626565 Seller's Inventory #: y836
Category: Shotguns - .410 Gauge - Shotguns - European Double
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Company: Champlin Firearms Inc.
Member Since: 11/19/07
First Name: George
Last Name: Caswell
Country: United States
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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#91510, Auguste Francotte, Liege - Abercrombie & Fitch, Houston, Texas: A 410 Bore Boxlock Side by Side Game Gun Finished in 1981, Chopper Lump 26" Ejector barrels, .409 .015 & .015" (Full & Full), Original 3" chambers, Double triggers with the front articulated, Splinter forend with an Anson release, Straight hand stock at 14 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 2 1/2" over a full face checkered butt, Slight cast-off for the right hand, Very nice wood with deep black/brown contrast, 5 lbs. 3 oz., 98% coverage of very nice broad floral/scroll with 12 Gold Inlays of Bobwhite Quail, Ruffed Grouse, Woodcock & Aug. Francotte by J. Morai and signed, This piece remains in excellent condition and comes to the hand with great handling abilities, The original barrel blue at 99%, The frame finish remains at 99% The original stock finish at 98%, The checkering at 100%, The bores are excellent plus and remain as new. This piece is totally correct as proved in Liege, Belgium, It remains smack on the face with a lot of bite left and points like a dream relative these great dimensions. This is a very nice 410 Bore Francotte that handles great. Abercrombie & Fitch in Houston either imported or handled this piece in 1981 or 1982. By the mid-1980s the chain had over 200 stores in the U.S. Sun Belt. /////////////////////////////////// Can you in your foggiest imagination go to an Abercrombie & Fitch store today and buy a box of ammunition? They are determined to have a diverse culture. Those politically correct Liberals can't even remember the days we sportsmen thought so highly of their stores that we couldn't imagine going hunting or to buy a quality sporting firearm without a visit to their retail establishments. If you waltz in their door today they can tell you about their favorite latté, tofu of coagulating soy milk, bean curds, Northern Plains goat cheese and their apparel doesn't contribute to climate change.