|American Gun Co. New York double barrel damascus shotgun - $125.00|
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American Gun Co. New York, as marked on left lock, double barrel damascus shotgun. Also marked "GENUINE LAMINATED STEEL" and "CHOKE BORED" on barrels. 27-1/4" barrels with twist finish visible, metal parts overall have a medium patina with some light uncleaned rust. Forestock is original and functional with average wear and a small chip at the tip. Buttstock is a stout handmade replacement, possibly oak, which has a nice old finish on it and has obviously seen a lot of use after the original was replaced. Wears a well-worn hard rubber buttplate and pistol grip cap. Someone made a very interesting and sound repair long ago to keep this gun in service. Although unrefined, they showed a good deal of skill in fitting the parts well that needed to be and would certainly have had potential as a gunsmith. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.