Fall 2023 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction
November 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2023
This auction will feature an outstanding collection of items spanning multiple categories including Modern, Military, Sporting, & Antique firearms & militaria! Below is just a small grouping of select highlights from the massive offering to be featured in this upcoming sale!
SCARCE PARKER REPRODUCTION DHE 12 GA. 3 BARREL SET WITH CASE
Cal. 12 Ga. 2-3/4″
Records indicate that only 1800 DHE 12 Ga. guns were made. This 3 barrel set is very unusual; perhaps unique. Barrels are all 12 gauge 1-1/2″ frame with matching markings and S#’s. Set #1 is 28″ marked for Mod & Full. Set #2 is 26″ marked for IC & Mod. 3rd set without number stamp on loop appears to be type used for the “Steel Shot Special”. It measures 28″ long and is marked for 2-3/4″ and 3″ chambers with IC & Mod chokes. “H” is stamped on lump.
Case hardened 1-1/2 size Parker action with automatic safety and single selective trigger is engraved in usual D reproduction style with dogs on sides, Parker on bottom and pheasant on trigger plate. Capped pistol grip buttstock of nicely crotch figured walnut measures 14-3/8″ over skeleton steel buttplate. Stock has usual checkering, drop points and silver oval. Matching splinter ejector forend serves all barrel sets.
MEASUREMENTS: Barrel Set #1. STOCK: DAH: 2-1/16″. DAC: 1-1/4″. CAST: neutral. LOP: 14-3/8″. WEIGHT: 6 lb. 15 oz.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun is housed in a Parker Reproduction brown leather case with outer cover. Case is configured for gun and all 3 barrel sets. It also contains snap caps and associated Parker paperwork including information booklet. Also included is original white cardboard shipping box for this gun with label listing barrel sets #1 & #2.