Johann Springer 12 Gauge SxS - AUSTRIA'S FINEST, GORGEOUS DAMASCUS
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Category: Shotguns - German & Austrian Double - Shotguns - German & Austrian
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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
Phone: (616) 292-6240
Phone2: (616) 954-0362
Fax: (616) 805-3668
Number of Active Listings: 124
Total Number of Listings: 1817
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: check, certified funds
Johann Springer 12 Gauge SxS Shotgun
AUSTRIA'S FINEST, GORGEOUS DAMASCUS
General Specs: Johann Springer, Year 1903, 12 Gauge, 6lbs 13oz, Side by Side
Serial Number: 151-10
Joh. Springer is one of the finest names in Continental sporting arms creating their masterpieces in Austria's famed gun center. This beautiful boxlock 12 bore is one from the turn of the 20th century, manufactured around 1903, sn51-10. It is a wonderfully balanced,6 3/4lb. game gun with gorgeous and healthy damascus barrels stretching out to 29 1/2". The engraving is superbly executed rose and scroll covering 70% of the action and an equal amount of the original case colors. The action has four locking mechanisms, including a Greener style cross bolt, double underlug bites, with additional stability provided by a through action barrel lug and side clips. The butt stock is contained at the head of the stock in nicely done rebates at the top of the frame. The triggers are crisp, and the trigger guard is case colored. The English style stock has been restored to perfection with a hand rubbed oil finish, nice figure, no cracks or repairs, and perfect wood to metal fit. The gun is stunning with sharp checkering and crisp damascus pattern on the barrels. It is easy to say this is a great value in a fine European masterpiece and would be at home at the clays range or in the field. One of the most ELEGANT 12 BORES WE HAVE HAD IN YEARS, and at a very affordable price! Thanks for looking.
Barrel Length: 29.5"
Bore Diameter: .712/.712
Wall Thickness: .035/.033
% Blue: 100% damascus, nice!
Chambers: 2 1/2"
Sights: single silver
Ejectors or Extractors: extractors
Case Color: 55%
Engraving: 60% rose/scroll nice
Trigger Type: double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color: traces of case color
Type: English stock/splinter forend
LOP: 14 1/8"
LOP To End Of Wood: 13 7/8"
DAH: 2 3/8"
DAC: 1 7/16"
Cast: 3/8" off
Checkering Condition: excellent
Butt Treatment: new plate
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.
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! Jay Shachter, Vintage Firearms, Inc