L.C. Smith Field Grade 16 Gauge – RARE 32” BARRELS, GORGEOUS WOOD, TURNBULL COLORS

L.C. Smith Field Grade 16 Gauge – RARE 32” BARRELS, GORGEOUS WOOD, TURNBULL COLORS

Price: $3,500.00
Brand:L.C. Smith
Product Code:L.C. Smith 16ga snFW88688
Availability:In Stock
Used SxS Shotgun For Sale - American Double - LC SMITH

L.C. Smith Field Grade 16 Gauge Side-by-Side

RARE 32” BARRELS, GORGEOUS WOOD, TURNBULL COLORS

General Specs: LC Smith, Year 1926, 16 Gauge, 7lbs 4oz, SxS
Serial Number: FW88688

RARE!... Quite an over-used term in this collectible gun world isn’t it?  They made 38,650 or so L.C. Smith Field Grade 16ga. guns, so how can one be rare you might ask?  The answer lies in the 32” barrels that are so desirable in today’s shooting world.  THEY ONLY MADE 220 L.C. SMITH FIELD GRADE 16GA. GUNS WITH 32” BARRELS.  This Elsie, snFW88688 made in 1926, is one of the 220 made and has been fully restored and restocked with a very nice piece of European walnut to a LONG LENGTH OF PULL AT 15 ¼” TO A CHECKERED BUTT.  If you are a tall guy you could add a butt plate or pad and really get a gun that fits you.  The gun weighs 7 1/4lbs. with the long wood and barrels and the M/F chokes and excellent bores really make for a nice gun.  With RST spreader loads it would shoot like IC/M, or IC/F if you use the spreader in the right barrel only, the perfect pheasant chokes.  The new butt stock was done to perfection, with perfect inletting and wood to metal fit, fine 22 line per inch checkering, and a graceful checkered butt.  The Doug Turnbull case color is gorgeous, the mechanics are perfect, and there are no flaws in this gun.  It is gorgeous to look at and would make a great pheasant, waterfowl, dove, turkey, crow, or western upland gun for those that like the 16ga.  It would also be the ultimate sporting clays gun for those vintage shoots.  Just look at the photos and you will see a very affordable, custom stocked L.C. Smith at a very reasonable price.  You could not even buy the stock job for what we are selling the gun for!  Thanks for looking, and don’t let this one pass you by.

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Barrels

Barrel Length: 32"
Chokes: .020/.029 M/F
Bores: excellent
Bore Diameter: .653/.651
Wall Thickness: .032/.037
% Blue: 100%
Chambers: 2 3/4"
Ribs: tight
Sights: single

Action

Action: tight, way right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: extractor
Case Color: 100% Turnbull
Screws: excellent
Engraving: none
Trigger Type: double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color: 100%

Stock

Type: capped pistol grip/splinter forend
LOP: 15 1/4"
LOP To End Of Wood: same
DAH: 2 3/8"
DAC: 1 3/8"
Cast: 1/4" off 3/8" @ toe
Checkering Condition: 22 lines per inch, perfect
Butt Treatment: checkered butt

Other

There are more photos upon request. There is a 30 day mechanical warranty on this gun. Call us for full details. Please see all of our fine Vintage Firearms on this website. We have many more sxs shotguns for sale and soon to be listed, check back or email us for a preview. Thanks for looking!

We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase.

 

Payment & Shipping

Payment Methods: Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $45.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes

Other

If you have any questions about this item or payment, please email me at jay@vfiguns.com or sales@vfiguns.com. You can also call us at #616-292-6240. Thanks! Vintage Firearms Inc

We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs "tweaked", let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns "as found" and others want them "just so". We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.