SERIAL NUMBER 7 REMINGTON HEPBURN DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN
Guns International #: 101252187 Seller's Inventory #: R1083
Category: Remington Shotguns - SxS - Remington Shotguns
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Seller: LeRoy Merz Antique Guns
Company: Merz Antique Guns
Member Since: 10/27/09
First Name: LeRoy
Last Name: Merz
Country: United States
Phone: (218) 739-3255
Fax: (218) 739-4599
Number of Active Listings: 991
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Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
I believe this to be an experimental or prototype. I have never seen or heard of another one like it. Marked on the water table is simply "L L Hepburn December 18th 1883". Original 32 inch barrels with excellent pattern of Damascus retained on the outside. Shiny bores. I believe the buttstock is a replacement or a heavily sanded original. It is not undersized but the checkering is gone. Forearm is in fine condition with nice checkering. Case colored receiver is clean, sharp and in excellent condition with 30-40% original case colors showing. Very interesting, good looking gun. Very similar to the Hepburn single shot rifle with the breach opening lever on the side. Also included is a framed check signed by L.L. Hepburn dated September 18, 1880 as well as a postage stamp dated September 22, 1880. Very cool piece of Remington history!
Leroy Merz Antique Firearms specializes in antique and vintage Winchesters and other fine American firearms. Since 1965 Mr. Merz has taken part in the world of firearms and has been a contributor to many well known reference books. Just recently we mailed the 129th edition of our privately-published catalog. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.
Price: $ 6,500.