Charles Lancaster 28ga. SxS Box Lock. 26.25" barrels, 2.75" chambers
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Category: Lancaster, Charles Shotguns - Shotguns - 28 Gauge
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CHARLES LANCASTER 28 GAUGE SxS BOXLOCK SHOTGUN.
Reduced!! SN 17409. (ca 1935) Cal. 28 ga. 2-3/4" Chambers. 26-1/8" Dovetailed bbls with narrow, swamped game rib, are engraved “Charles Lancaster Ltd” “7. Bury St. St. James’s. London. S. W. I.” on tops. Bbl flats are stamped with London nitro proofs for 2-1/2? chambers. Small case hardened boxlock action features automatic safety, dbl triggers and non-ejectors. Action is engraved with sprays of scroll inside small scroll and line borders. “CHARLES LANCASTER” is in scroll surrounded riband on each side. Top lever, floorplate, and trigger guard also have some scroll engraving, and are blued. SN is on tang. Relatively plain European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 15" LOP over checkered wood butt on 2-1/8" lengthening piece. Standard point pattern checkering with mullered borders is on diamond grip. A vacant silver oval is on toe line. Matching splinter forend has Anson release. Bore diameter: left -.545, right – .545. Bore restrictions: left – .015 (mod), right – .000 (cyl). Wall thickness: left – .038, right – .032. Drop at heel: 2-1/8", drop at comb: 1-1/2". Neutral cast. Weight: 5 lbs. 3 oz. LOP: 15". CONDITION: Very good, to fine, as partially refinished. Bbls retain nearly all of a good quality re-black. Action has traces of orig case color where protected, but is mostly pewter gray. Other metal parts are re-blued over some frosting. Stock retain nearly all of a hand rubbed oil finish over a number of light marks. Checkering re-cut. Bores are fine, lightly frosted throughout. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. This would make a great little no frills quail or woodcock gun.
Manufacturer: Charles Lancaster
Serial Number: 17409
Chambers: 2 3/4
Condition: very good
Metal Condition: very good. some minor frosting
Wood Condition: very good with professionally done butt extension
Bore Condition: very good. no pitting.
Barrel Type: Fluid steel with game rib
Gauge Info: 28ga
Stock Comb: 1.5
Stock Heel: 2.25
Stock Cast: slight cast off
Fore End: splinter
Butt Pad: checkered
LOP: 15" LOP
Weight: 5lbs 3oz's
Manufacture Date: 1935
Choke Left: .015 Mod.
Choke Right: .000 cyl.
Item Location: Reno, NV.
Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .038
Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .032