German Drilling 16x16/9.3x72
Guns International #: 100241880 Seller's Inventory #:
Category: Drilling & Combination Guns - Single Shot Rifles - European
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Seller: Colonial Gun Works
Member Since: 3/26/12
Country: United States
Phone: (203) 214-2743
Number of Active Listings: 2
Total Number of Listings: 190
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Bank Check, Certified Check, Money Order
German Drilling. 16x16/9.3x72. 27 1/2" barrel. Bullet trap in stock. Pop up leaf sight. Gold inlay on top of rib reads “H. Camphausen Crefeld”. Gun is highly engraved. Pitting to right side of receiver. Chip to left side of forearm. Marring to left side of barrel. Normal carry wear. Overall, 68%-72%.
Barrel Markings: 2g Sch. P./27 gBl
PRIMA FLUSS STAHL
DRGM 24043 344 (the number 3 at the end of the first number may be an 8)
Various letters on barrel under, over, or next to many proof marks: D, G, W, U
Workings: Unable to determine how firing pin is actuated - it appears that it is internal.
No safety identified
Lever on top pushed to left changes from shotgun to rifle and pops up the leaf sight
Lever on side releases barrel for loading and disassembly
Engravings: Left receiver/lock plate: Elk and 2 jackrabbits
Right receiver/lock plate: Stag and hound
Bullet trap door: Lion
I have a letter from Axel Eichendorff, considered an expert in the field, explaining all the markings. It is not an official letter like a Cody Museum letter. Dates 1897-1911. Serial number 3231 - marked on barrel and receiver.
Best way to contact for speedy reply is by phone 203-214-2743(texting not available). Buyer is responsible for shipping and insurance. 3-day inspection period. Buyer responsible for return shipping & insurance.