Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
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Lebeau-courally Rounded Body Sidelock Shotgun.
Cal. 12 Ga 2-3/4″
Bbls. 27-3/4’’ w/ hand matted concave solid rib. Markings are “Aug. Lebeau-Courally/Arms de Grand Luxe a Liege.”. Bottom of bbls. are marked “ACIER COMPRIME/DE WAHLREYNE”. Lebeau-Courally of Liege, Belgium is a maker of finest quality bespoke guns. Rounded body sidelock action with case colored finish. Action has generous coverage of scroll engraving that extends to forearm iron with borders at breech end of bbls. Engraver’s signature “R.Smeets Gra.” is found on the trigger plate. Hammers and ejector hammers are gold washed. Features include double under lug and third bite locking, bushed firing pins, selective ejectors & double triggers, front trigger is hinged. Splinter forearm with Anson release and straight hand stock of exhibition quality European walnut have burl figure with contrasting dark and orange tones. Stock and forearm have generous coverage of point pattern hand checkering. Toeline of stock has brass nameplate.
LOP: 14-5/16’’ to checkered butt. DAC: 1-1/2’’. DAH: 2-1/4’’. Neutral cast.
Bore diameter: RT .727, LT .728. Choke constriction: RT .015, LT .032.
Minimum wall thickness: RT .031, LT .030.
WEIGHT: 6 lbs, 12.7 ozs.