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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Double barrel cartridge shotgun by Pittsburgh Fire Arms Co - $375.00

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Double barrel cartridge shotgun by Pittsburgh Fire Arms Co, as marked on locks, double barrel cartridge shotgun. 30" damascus barrels of about 16 gauge. Also marked on barrel rib "PITTSBURGH FIRE ARMS Co PITTSBURGH Pa". This company is listed as having offered shotguns from 1860-1885. Bottom of barrels are English proofed, marked "NOT FOR BALL" and choke marked 16B 17M. Metal parts are nicely engraved overall with a medium patina, and attractive damascus finish on barrels. Fine hard rubber buttplate with stag head. Stocks are nicely checkered, repaired break in wrist, and added glossy finish overall with scattered marks from handling. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.