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jimdgreat1
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:30 am  Reply with quote



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Belgium 16 gauge shotgun with 65mm chambers, nitro proofed, 284.6 pressure, and maybe pre 1924? Anything look out of the ordinary? Auction is Saturday a couple hours away. Not sure I want to drive up to look at this. Will try and get a maker. The description says, "German shotgun".

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stubshaft
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:01 am  Reply with quote



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It may be German with Belgium proofs. It is proofed for nitro powder.

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skeettx
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:25 am  Reply with quote
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Belgium made before 1922

http://www.shotguns.se/html/belgium.html

Then German proofed (Suhl) in December of 1940.

http://www.shotguns.se/html/germany_1890-1945.html


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jimdgreat1
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:39 am  Reply with quote



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Thanks! Was guessing it was reproofed but know very little about these.
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jimdgreat1
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:35 pm  Reply with quote



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More pictures

http://imgur.com/gallery/li2nqbn
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skeettx
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:18 pm  Reply with quote
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SWEET
You gonna drive up for it??
65mm chamber
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jimdgreat1
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:33 pm  Reply with quote



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Still not sure I'll go. Will post more pictures if I end up with it.
Bidding on a Nitro Special on GB also. Try not to buy more than 1 SxS shotgun a week. Shocked
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UncleDanFan
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:53 pm  Reply with quote
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That's a nice gun, and would put any nitro special to shame. I've had a couple belgian boxlocks like that, and they are great shooters. Lively barrels, and the straight stock, nice wood is a winner. Go for it. Wink

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rudolph31
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:00 pm  Reply with quote
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P 1 K 284.6. is Poids (weight) 1 Kilogram, 284.6 grams, the weight of the barrels.

The diamond with the 16 C inside is the black powder proof. P.V. is Poudre Vive, the smokeless proof.
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jimdgreat1
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:06 am  Reply with quote



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Didn't drive up, but they have an online bidding process. Thought, surely it will go higher than this..... Shocked

Should be here later this week. Got the nitro special too. (My third) :facepalm:
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:09 am  Reply with quote
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YEEEE HAW!!!!!!

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