L.C. Smith Crown Grade, 32", Hunter One selective, English grip

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    L.C.Smith Crown Grade,12ga., 32", Trap model, Hunter one Selective Trigger. Description:
    Factory Engraved L.C. Smith/Hunter Arms Crown Grade Double Barrel Shotgun with Factory Letter. Serial Number: RE51315 Manufacturer: Smith L C Model: Crown Grade Gauge: 12 Barrel: 32 inch solid rib Finish: blue/casehardened Grip: Fine. 85% original thinning blue finish remains on the barrels with areas of light spotting small scratches, light dings. The receiver and lock plates have a mostly gray patina with some darker spotting, sharp markings, tool marks on the screws, and handling marks. The wood is also fine with worn checkering and small dents on the forearm, refinished buttstock with freshened checkering, small dents, and added recoil pad. Mechanically excellent.
    Description: The included factory letter confirms the serial number, grade, barrel length, gauge, and December 2, 1922 date of shipment to K.M. Sprocey. The letter further states that only 52 Crown Grade shotguns were manufactured in this configuration, and only 22 total Crown grade guns were manufactured in 1922. Dual bead sights on the matte concave rib, "L.C. SMITH CROWN GRADE" and "MADE TO ORDER BY THE HUNTER ARMS CO. INC. FULTON, N.Y." on the right and left barrels respectively, 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors, and full/modified chokes. The receiver and lock plates feature full coverage fine floral and scroll engraving with hunting dog scenes on the plates with a pair of pointers on the right, two setters on the left, matching engraving on the tangs and trigger guard, single selective Hunter One trigger, and a gold inlaid crown on the break lever. Fancy checkered beavertail forearm with engraved fittings and straight grip stock with blank initial oval and solid rubber recoil pad. Barrel and stock measurements are: bore diameter at 9 inches from breech .732/.736 inch; Right barrel is .040(full). Left barrel is .022(mod). minimum wall thickness .029/.027 inch; drop at comb 1 1/4 inches; drop at heel 1.5 inch; length of pull 14 1/4 inches.

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    Manufacturer: L.C. Smith
    Model: Crown grade
    Serial Number: RE51315
    Bore: RT.732 and Lt.735
    Chambers: 2 3/4
    Ejectors: yes
    Condition: overall 85%
    Metal Condition: 85%
    Wood Condition: 85%
    Bore Condition: bright and shiny no pits
    Barrels: 32
    Barrel Type: Fluid steel raised rib
    Action: side lock hammerless
    Triggers: Single trigger Hunter One selective Trigger
    Gauge: 12ga
    Stock: English
    Stock Comb: 1.25
    Stock Heel: 1.50
    Stock Cast: neutral
    Fore End: Beaver Tail
    Butt Pad: after market rubber
    LOP: 14.25
    Rib: raised solid
    Finish: Blued and coin finish
    Weight: eight pounds
    Sights: front and mid bead ivory
    Choke Left: .022
    Choke Right: .040
    Engraving: crown grade dogs
    Item Location: Reno, NV.
    Proof:Nitro: yes
    Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .029
    Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .027
     

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