Parker GHE 16 Ga. - FACTORY ENGLISH STOCK, 6LBS, vintage firearms inc

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Parker GHE 16 Ga. - FACTORY ENGLISH STOCK, 6LBS, vintage firearms inc

For Sale from: Vintage Firearms Inc |
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Parker, sn156540, 1911,  16GA, 6lbs. 1oz., Chokes IC/IM 1/8", 
The Parker Grade 2, or GH Grade, is the first in the Parker line up with the more interesting "game scene" engraving.  The wood is nicely figured on the GH grade and the checkering more detailed.  For the shooter that wants a representative example of a Parker bird gun that can be taken afield and done affordably, the GH grade is a great start.  Parker made 607 Parker GH 16ga. guns with Parker Special Steel barrels, and only about 60 with an English grip.  Beware that most GH guns you see are Damascus barreled guns which hold a much different value in the marketplace.  This handsome Parker GHE, sn156540 built in 1911, has all original factory parts and matching serial numbers, and is in top shape, having been owned for the last ten years by an employee of Vintage Firearms.  This gun had the action stripped to the smallest parts, Ultrasonic cleaned and scrubbed all parts to shiny metal, inspected all parts for integrity and function, lubricated and reassembled, making this a VFI CERTIFIED GUN, a $375 service in our shop.  VFI CERTIFIED GUNS have a 90-day mechanical warranty.  Early American 16ga. guns were short chambered for 2 9/16” shells.  PRESENTLY IT IS DIFFICULT, IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE, TO FIND 2 ½” 16GA. SHELLS.  BECAUSE OF THIS, VFI GUNSMITHS HAVE CAREFULLY MEASURED THE BARREL WALL THICKNESS AHEAD OF THE CHAMBER HAVE LENGTHENED THE CHAMBERS TO 2 ¾” AND EXTENDED THE FORCING CONES TO 1 ½” TAPERS SO THAT YOU CAN SHOOT MODERN 2 ¾” FIELD LOADS THROUGH OUR GUNS.  This is a $360 service in our shop.  Modern chambers and long forcing cones make for softer recoil and better patterns.  Other important factors for a smart purchase are the condition of the metal, screws, wood, and bores.  This little Parker scores high in all areas.  We provide the most comprehensive photography and specifications in the marketplace, information that allows you to make a good choice.  Just remember, nowhere is it more apparent than in the gun world…you get what you pay for!  If you want an upland gun you can rely on, buy one that is field ready and can safely shoot modern, available field loads.   See the specifications below.  At 13 1/8” length of pull, this gun is perfect for a youth or any small statured shooter and the price of the gun reflects the limited market.  Our gunsmiths work magic with extending LOP, so if you like the gun, ask how we can make it longer…gracefully. You will know if this is the perfect gun for you. Weighing just 6lbs. 1oz. and balanced just right, SHE NEEDS NOTHING BUT A DATE WITH THE UPLANDS OR CLAY TARGETS. Thanks for looking.

Barrels: 26" Parker special steel
Chokes: .008/.022  IC/IM
Bores: excellent
Bore Diameter: .670/.670
Wall Thickness: .022/.022
% Blue: 99%
Chambers: 2 3/4"
Ribs: tight
Sights: double ivory

Action:  tight centered
Ejectors-strong, timed
Receiver Condition: pleasant gray patina
Screws: perfect
Engraving: exceptional
Trigger Type: double-crisp
Trigger Guard: 99%

Stock:  English/splinter
LOP: 13 1/8"
LOP To End Of Wood: 12 1/4"
DAH: 2
DAC: 1 1/2"
Cast: 3/8"off
Checkering Condition: new perfect
Butt Treatment: vintage Noshoc


There is a 30 day mechanical warranty on long guns. If it is a "VFI Certified" gun there is a 90 day mechanical warranty. Call or email us for more details or questions. Thanks! Vintage Firearms Inc.

Condition: Used
Brand: Parker
Model: GHE
Caliber: 16ga
Item #: 925178604
Stock No.: 156540
Location: MI

Trades Accepted: Yes

Barrel Length: 26.00
Capacity: 2
Frame: pleasant gray patina

Shipping Notes: See Description
LET ME SELL YOUR GUNS!!! As you can see, I do a thorough job, am nationally known, and have hundreds of existing customers looking for your gun! Federally licensed dealer of Classic American Doubles, i.e. Fox, Parker, Ithaca, L.C. Smith, Lefever. Guns must be shipped to licensed dealer. Layaways accepted. No returns on layaways. I BUY SHOTGUNS, COLLECTIONS OR ONE AT A TIME.

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