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      Josh Loewensteiner

      Truly a beautiful early sidecocking gun made with original 30″ Bernard Damascus barrels. The gun made with capped pistol grip buttstock which is of very fancy flame grained American Walnut and terminates with an original checkered horn buttplate. The splinter forend with triangular horn tip is nicely and finely checkered. Action is finely engraved, likely by Jacob Glahn with well detailed dogs on both sides as seen in the photos.

      The gun remains in fine totally original untouched condition. Barrels retain about 90-95%. Frame has toned to a pleasing gray with perhaps as much as 25% color in the protected areas around the lever on the left side, engraving is crisp throughout. Stocks are excellent, checkering has thinned from handling but is all still present and visible and original. Buttplate is original and excellent. Bores are mostly bright and shiny with a hint of frosting ahead of the chambers but overall excellent. Truly a rare and untouched Sidecocker!

      This gun is priced at $7795 shipped and insured. Please dont hesitate to contact me with any questions or reasonable offers at (704) 280-2382 or via PM on this site.

      Antique: Yes
      Manufacturer: D.M. Lefever
      Model: D Grade
      Serial Number: 6032
      Barrel Length: 30
      Bore: 10 Bore
      Chambers: 2-7/8
      Condition: Excellent
      Metal Condition: Excellent
      Wood Condition: Excellent
      Bore Condition: Excellent
      Barrel Type: Bernard Damascus
      Triggers: Double Triggers

      Stock Comb: 2-1/8
      Stock Heel: 3-3/8
      Fore End: Splinter Forend
      Butt Pad: Original checkered horn BP
      LOP: 14
      Weight: 9lbs 1oz
      Choke Left: .776 with .033 choke
      Choke Right: .767 with .024 choke
      Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .045
      Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .039IMG_8769

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