2021

LC SMITH IDEAL GRADE EJECTOR SXS SHOTGUN.

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:875.00 USD Estimated At:1,750.00 - 2,500.00 USD
LC SMITH IDEAL GRADE EJECTOR SXS SHOTGUN.
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Cal. 10 Ga., 2 7/8". S# 219749. The Ideal Grade was introduced in 1912 as a general purpose weapon for the sportsman who wanted more than a field grade gun at an affordable price. According to "LC Smith Production Records" by James Stubbendieck, a total of 26,686 Ideal Grade guns were produced until discontinued in 1950. Of those, only 205 were 10 Ga., & of those, only 36 had ejectors. Bbls. 32" of Damascus steel w/ fixed Mod. & Full chokes. Steel bead. Case colored side lock action w/ dbl. triggers & ejectors. Ideal Grade open foliate pattern engraving w/ zigzag borders. Ebony tipped splinter forearm & hard rubber capped pistol grip stock of fancy walnut w/ hand checkering. LOP: 14 1/2" over original buttplate. DAC: 2". DAH: 3 1/2". Neutral cast. WEIGHT: 10 lbs., 14.3 oz. CONDITION: bbls. retain 70% lightly faded browned finish showing good damascus pattern showing spots of corrosion near breech end. Action has bright case colors remaining in protected areas w/ balance fading to a mottled gray brown. Wood has worn finish showing sm. dents & handling marks w/ open grain checks in right side of butt. Gun is tight & on face w/ sound mechanics. Bores are generally bright showing some very light roughness. (21-1566/DS). CURIO. $1,750-2,500.