Key people Nathan Harrington, William Augustus Richardson, George F. To establish a tax free sale, a copy of a valid reseller's permit or other instrument of information must be provided to our satisfaction establishing a sales tax exemption. Please call with any questions. There is a large mar to the surface finish on the left side of the stock and some freckling in the finish on the right side of the butt. The pin heads have light wear on their finish but are unmarred.
It should be safe to shoot assuming it is in functional condition and I hope you will enjoy it. To start with, this volume is nearly triple the length of the Iver Johnson work — including appendices it comes in at 628 pages. If you would prefer to not have your item disassembled, please let us know as soon as you win the bid. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley M-F, 8-4 and Saturday By Appointment. The actual buyer's premium in effect will be noted on Auction flyers, Auction catalogues. The shop phone number is 701-751-0406.
It is possible that a 148 might have squeezed out of the factory post-official production years. Any dispute after the sale our records will be deemed conclusive in all respects. To make a long story interminable, the iron sights really leave something to be desired, a Lyman folding rear and a low blade front mounted on a low ramp. Really, nothing else even comes close. It belonged to my late grandfather and it appears to be in shootable condition.
All information and descriptions contained in advertising this sale are believed correct, but no responsibility is assumed by Auction Co, or Seller for any errors or omissions. Some other model's also use matching parts. By bidding at our auction whether in person or by agent, sealed bid, telephone bid, via the internet or other means, the buyer or bidder agree that the contract created by these conditions of sale is made and performed in the County of Rock Island, State of Illinois and further agrees that should any dispute arise from this contract the jurisdiction for contractual disputes is Rock Island County. The purchaser's rights and our respective rights and obligations hereunder are governed by Illinois law. This one is in fine condition. If a lot is offered with a reserve, we may implement that reserve by bidding on behalf of the consignor. They are as simple as it is possible to be, a single shot break-top, hammer fired gun, but that makes them great survival or zombie apocalypse guns! I would also like to purchase a.
Come for the info, stay and make some friends. We reserve the right to withdraw any property prior to sale. Can you see any other markings? I have seen some of those old frames cracked just from shotgun pressures and a lifetime of use. This gun was manufactured in 1972. Serial numbers weren't required federally until the Gun Control Act of 1968. In any case, you probably have a model 999 Sportsman which was very well made, yet it remains underappreciated by collectors.
No waiver, amendment or modification of the terms hereof other than posted notices or oral announcements during the sale shall bind us unless specifically stated in writing signed by us. The whole cylinder than comes out through the side. Personal Checks are held a full week for clearance. In 1894 the company opened a new facility on Park Avenue in Worcester, Massachusetts. Unless stated differently in the auction terms Note to the buyers of titled items. Just took the barrel off of the receiver and unless im blind, I cant find a Serial number on the gun. You will receive a paid receipt from us within 24 hours of the auction closing.
More metal around cartridge than the Winchester. I am looking for some information. If only they still built them as well. Their rifles are uniformly excellent. Please know your state laws prior to bidding on any item, especially if you live in California. Im planning on taking it apart tomorrow and giving it a good cleaning. As far as the parts needed; there were certainly a lot of these guns made, I would think you could find something.
Barrel Length: 28 Inches Choke: Mod. The pin in the center of the cylinder can be pulled out by first holding in the catch located below the pin on the front of the frame. We strongly recommend you to personally view any item you bid on or have an acknowledged expert view the item. I've never dealt with one of these. Other than that, I've done the best I can for you, now you're on your own.
All items must have shipping insurance; this insurance is mandatory. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Very Good condition. This purchase is subject to all the terms and conditions set forth herein. Your credit card will be charged at the close of the auction for the amount of your purchase. Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 85% of its metal finish.
Titles will be given day of sale if paid by Cash, Credit Card, or Certified Check. We acknowledge that there may be errors in what is written. Nominal bids — the auctioneer may reject nominal bids, small opening bids or very nominal advances made with the purpose of disparaging an item. Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The receiver has very light freckling scattered throughout, though the vibrant case color makes it difficult to see except on very close inspection. If packing and handling of purchased lots is done by Rock Island Auction Company, it is done at the entire risk of the purchaser. The Topper 148 was manufactured between 1957 and 1958.