AYA NO. 4/53 16 Gauge– 28” IC/M, 99%,Special Order
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Category: AYA - Aguirre y Aranzabal 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
Phone: (616) 292-6240
Phone2: (616) 608-4337
Fax: (616) 608-4701
Number of Active Listings: 124
Total Number of Listings: 2283
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: credit card, check, certified funds, wire transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost.)
AYA 16 Gauge Shotgun
No. 4/53, 28" IC/M, 99%, SPECIAL ORDER WOOD
General Specs: AYA, Year 2006, 16 Gauge, 6lbs 8oz, Side-by-Side
Serial Number: 071-06
From the AyA : The N° 4 has been AYA’s standard boxlock design since 1960. It is modelled on a Westley Richards boxlock action, brought to Spain by the King brothers. The Anson & Deeley action, the most famous of all boxlock designs, was created by two employees of Westley Richards in 1875, and ever since, Westley Richards guns have defined boxlock elegance. When reviewing this gun, sn071-06 built in 2006, it is a fine upland gun indeed. Weighing 6 1/2lbs. and balanced perfectly ¼” ahead of the hinge pin, you can carry this gun all day with little fatigue. The 16ga. chambering is known to be deadly on pheasants, grouse, quail, dove, woodcock and all upland game, with the old saying that it “carries like a 20 and shoots like a 12” being quite literal. The 16ga. is considered a “square load”, just as high in the shot cup as it is round, and it is known for short shot strings and extraordinary killing patterns. The condition is 99% factory with just a little wear on the forend latch. This gun was special ordered with upgraded wood showing a ½ round pistol grip and a semi-beavertail forend, highly figured and a deep, rich chocolate brown color. Shipped with its original box, you are basically getting a new gun at used gun prices (same gun new is about $6200). The 28" barrels are of the chopper lump design, long heralded as the very best method of joining the barrels and utilized mostly in "BEST GUNS" from the likes of Purdey and Holland & Holland. The receiver retains 99% bone and charcoal case color and is in perfect mechanical condition, with strong well-timed ejectors and crisp double triggers. These are known to be highly reliable guns, and this one has the very best wood you will ever see on a Model 4/53, and we all love good wood, don’t we!
Side by Side hammerless boxlock ejector shotgun, Double locking mechanism with replaceable hinge pin, Disc set firing pins, Double trigger, 28" Chopper lump barrels with concave rib, Light scroll engraving, Automatic safety. Split bottom plate. Initial Oval. Case colored receiver. THANKS FOR LOOKING!
Barrel Length: 28"
Bores: perfect mirrror
Bore Diameter: .665/.666
Wall Thickness: .027/.030
% Blue: 100% factory
Action: tight, right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: ejectors, super, strong, timed
Case Color: 99%
Engraving: lightly, hand engraved
Trigger Type: double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color: 99%
Type: 1/2 round/beavertail, very figured European walnut
LOP: 14 3/4"
LOP To End Of Wood: 13 5/16"
DAH: 2 3/8"
DAC: 1 3/8"
Cast: 3/8" off
Checkering Condition: perfect
Butt Treatment: decelerator sporting clays
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!
Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost.)
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
Call to purchase #616-292-6240. If you have any questions please call or email us. Thanks! Vintage Firearms Inc
We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs "tweaked", let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns "as found" and others want them "just so". We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.