Parker Quality G 12GA–LIFTER, FACTORY 98% FINISHES ONE OF THE BEST REMAINING, NICE!
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Category: Parker Shotguns - Shotguns - American Double Antique
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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: 98
Total Number of Listings: 3185
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.)
Parker Quality G 12 Gauge Side-by-Side
LIFTER, FACTORY 98% FINISHES, ONE OF THE BEST REMAINING, NICE!
General Specs: Parker, Year 1882, 12 Gauge, 7lbs 15oz, SxS
Serial Number: 22993
When some Parker collectors hear of a Grade 2 lifter gun in 12ga. they yawn casually, as most you will ever see are “grey guns”, with most of their finish gone, cut stocks, butt pads, repaired cracks, pitted bores, loose on face…the list goes on as the guns are over 100 years old and saw a LOT OF USE. Those same guys will perk right up when you mention one with HIGH, FACTORY ORIGINAL CONDITION. They only made about 2500 of these guns total, and this gun, sn22993, is likely one of the finest Quality G, Grade 2 damascus Parkers left on the planet. Made in 1882 and still matching the factory letter to the “T”, the gun is in untouched, factory original condition with 98% vivid case color, 95% Damascus pattern remaining, near perfect factory checkering, perfect screws, and most all its original factory wood finish intact. Some would call it a “museum quality” piece, but most I know would take it to vintage shoots, show it off, and break some clays with it, then take it afield as one of their favorite upland guns to shoot a few birds with each season. Parkers in this condition and low production numbers are continuing to grow in value and the best examples bring extraordinary prices and high demand. This is one of the best you will ever see, so don’t hesitate if you want it in your collection! Thanks for looking.
Barrel Length: 30"
Bores: very good
Bore Diameter: .752/.752
Wall Thickness: .036/.037
% Blue: 93% damascus pattern
Chambers: 2 1/2"
Ejectors or Extractors: extractors
Case Color: 98% bold factory
Engraving: clear and sharp like new, untouched
Trigger Type: double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color: 96% factory charcoal blue
Type: 1/2 round/splinter forend
LOP: 14 1/4"
LOP To End Of Wood: 14 1/8"
DAH: 2 3/8"
DAC: 1 7/8"
Cast: 1/4" off
Checkering Condition: excellent, factory
Butt Treatment: steel factory plate 88% blue
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 $140.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: No, ANTIQUE!
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
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.