CHARLES HELLIS 12G BEST SLE, CASED, ORIGINAL CONDITION
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Category: Shotguns - English Double - Shotguns - English
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A beautiful shotgun in original condition with the original bill of sale
dated Nov. 1, 1935, Hyde Park, London. Sold to A.H.P Hope. Esq. Basildon Home Farm, Pangbourne,Berks. Also a Bill of Sale for 12 bore Cartridges to the same buyer.
CASED IN ORIGINAL MAKERS’ LEATHER CASE made for the gun with Hellis label and all accoutrements.
BARRELS: 26” steel, flawless blue, dolls head extension of 1/4”, on rib is “ C Hellis and Sons Hyde Park London”. RB .007” (IC). LB .030” (FULL). Minimum wall thickness - RB .031”, LB 031. Bore is perfect.
STOCK-RECEIVER: receiver has original case coloring and is covered with unworn scroll engraving. Crossd feathers on both sides indicate a light weight gun. Chambered for 2 1/2” 12g shells, nitro proofed for 1 1/8 loading. LOP is 14 7/16” to butt, DAC -1 1/2”, DAH- 2 1/16”, cast off -3/8”. Stock is straight English style. with checkered butt.
FOREARM: Splinter with Anson and Deeley pushbutton release.
Wt: 6 # 2 oz. Date of mfg. is 1935 so sale and transfer of ownership has to be in accord with current regulations. Price- $8000 plus cost of shipping and insurance to your FFL dealer.
The unique thing about this SLE is it’s original and unrestored condition. It looks u as if it were in Hellis’s salesroom!
Manufacturer: Charles Hellis and Sons
Model: Best SLE
Serial Number: 3859
Chambers: 2 1/2
Metal Condition: Fine
Wood Condition: Fine no blemishes
Bore Condition: Mint
Barrel Type: SxS Double
LOP 14 7/16
Stock Drop: DAH 2 1/16
Stock Comb: 1 1/2
Stock Heel: 2 1/16
Stock Cast: 3/8
Fore End: Splinter
Butt Pad: Checkered buttt
LOP: 14 7/16
Finish: oiled, unblemished
Weight: 6 # 2 oz.
Manufacture Date: 1935
Chokes: RB IC, LB Full
Case: Leather -made for the gun
Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .031"
Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .031