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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Dexter Smith single barrel cartridge shotgun - $450.00

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Dexter Smith single barrel cartridge shotgun. Serial number 1872. Bore measures about 0.69" at muzzle. 30" barrel marked on top "MANUFACTURED BY DEXTER SMITH,SPRINGFIELD,MASS, PAT.JAN.8.& OCT.1.67.FEB.14.&MAR.7.71." Metal parts are lightly used with faded color casehardening on frame and fine original blue finish on barrel, that is worn to light patina near the breech from where it was likely carried carefully for many years. Stocks are fine, showing light wear and use with a few handling marks and one tiny crack by the buttplate. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.