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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Colt M1878 double barrel cartridge shotgun - $695.00

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Colt M1878 double barrel cartridge shotgun. Serial number 11965. 29-1/2" barrels. Metal parts have a worn, medium gray patina overall with slightly granular surfaces and faint striped twist finish on the barrels. Stocks are well worn, forearm tip insert is replaced, has a crack in the forearm from the tip to the metal release, and a couple minor age cracks in the buttstock and numerous light handling marks overall. Mechanically good except left firing pin does not spring. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.