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SCARCE & DESIREABLE PARKER REPRODUCTION 28 / 410 GA. 2 BBL. SET W/ CASE.
Cal. 28 Ga. / 410 Ga.
The Parker reproduction by Winchester was introduced in 1984. The lowest grade produced was “D” & over 3,500 were made in 28 ga. This gun has a very unusual additional set of 410 bbls. also w/ Winchester markings & correct serial number. “The Parker Story” relates that only 11 were produced.
Both full sets measure 26″. The 28 Ga. set has Winchester nomenclature on left side of bbl. and unmarked matted rib. The 410 set has Winchester markings in unmatted portion of rib. 28 Ga. bbls. are stamped w/ grade & cal. information on left side of lump w/ bottom stamped “I” & “F” Bbl. flats on both ends are stamped with Parker overload proofs & chokes, (IC & MOD)along w/ serial numbers. 28 Ga. have a 28 as a prefix to this number, 410 bbls. have a “410” prefix. These bbls. are also stamped for 000 frame size on bottom of rear lump. Case hardened Parker type boxlock action features automatic safety, lightening cuts in water table and Parker single selective trigger. Action is engraved in typical late “D” grade style w/ 80% coverage of scroll surrounding dogs on sides (pointing setter on right & pointer on right). “Parker” is engraved on bottom of action. Trigger plate has matching scroll surrounding group of three pheasant. Blued trigger guard is engraved w/ scroll on bow & serial number on tang. Attractively marbled & nicely figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14 1/4″ over skeleton steel buttplate. Stock has typical “D” styling w/ losenge shaped drop points, point pattern checkering at grip & lg. vacant silver oval on toeline. Matching splinter ejector forend services both bbl. sets & has usual Parker style release.
MEASUREMENTS: STOCK: DAH: 2 1/4″. DAC: 1 1/2″. LOP: 14 1/4″ CAST: 0. WEIGHT: 5 lb. 9 oz. (28 Ga.).