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Johann Springer's Erben, Vienna --- Hand-Detachable Sidelock Ejector Two-Barrel Set --- 20 Gauge, 2 3/4" Chambers
Johann Springer, Vienna --- Hand-Detachable Sidelock Ejector Over & Under Two-Barrel Set --- 20 Gauge, 2 3/4" Chambers. Two pairs 27 1/2" O/U chopper-lump, matted vent-rib barrels of Bohler Antinit steel, engraved Zylinder Bohr choked improved modified & modified, and engraved Choke Bohr choked improved modified & full. 14" pull from right-canted, checkered, single-selective trigger to solid red rubber Old English recoil pad. 1 3/4" - 3 1/8" drop. 3/8" cast-off. Fully figured European walnut stock with one Deeley-release 3-piece field forend fitting both barrel sets interchangeably, long-tang horn-capped pistol grip, and classic point-pattern checkering. Full coverage English scroll-engraved, casehardened, hand-detachable, sidelock action with intercepting sears, double Purdey underbites, double Kersten locks, bushed firing pins with double retaining setscrews, barrel selector beside the trigger and with O and U inlaid in gold, automatic ejectors, and automatic top tang safety with S inlaid in gold. No swivels or cheekpiece. Weight: 7lbs, 2 3/4oz. Ordered in 1951 by Robert Lambert of Beverly Hills and Vienna Nitro Proved in 1952. 99% barrel blue. 75% casehardening colors. Tight and with excellent bores. Copy of page from maker's order book. In maker's oak & leather trunk case with brass corners, cleaning rod and maker's oil bottle.
Serial Number: 10642