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Unread 07-31-2022, 10:06 PM   #21
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That is a beauty! Killer wood too. Luv it!
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How times have changed. Itís hard to imagine purpose built shotguns weighing 10 pounds or more. Benefits? Heavy tools of that era were the accepted norm? One thing for sure, heavy gun = less felt recoil.
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Default Serial numbers on the lug

Seems unusual that the serial number on the rear lug is in two places. Undoubtedly period specific. I have no idea about the reasoning here, itís a bit redundant.
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How times have changed. Itís hard to imagine purpose built shotguns weighing 10 pounds or more. Benefits? Heavy tools of that era were the accepted norm? One thing for sure, heavy gun = less felt recoil.
Times have indeed changed, but, still, beauty is as beauty does. What a nice gun you have there, Bruce.
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Typically it is the last 3 of the serial that are there. Not the whole number.
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Default Letter received

Letter states $85 Dollar Grade with mention of Skeleton Butt Plate and Cap Grip.
Ordered by B.F. Wright of Cincinnati, OH.
30” Damascus Steel Barrels
Full & Full
LOP 14”
Drop at Heel 3”
10lbs. 3oz.
The shotgun precisely matches the letter.
A big thanks to Mr. Chuck Bishop for his research work at the PGCA.
Imagine the waterfowl opportunities in 1880’s around Cincinnati.
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