Browning BSS Side by Side Grade I Sporter Shotgun with Box

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Browning BSS Side by Side Grade I Sporter Shotgun with Box
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Estimate: $1500 - 2500
Manufactured in Japan between 1978-87. This shotgun has a single bead sight on a solid matte rib, chambered for 2 3/4 inch or 3 inch shells, choked modified/improved cylinder, with ejectors. Light scroll engraved receiver with rosettes and simple vine borders. The break lever is also scroll engraved and the trigger guard has the gold filled buck head logo. Gold trigger, barrel selector mounted behind the trigger, tang mounted safety and mounted with a checkered walnut forearm and straight grip stock with a black plastic Browning buttplate. Complete with the original box numbered to the gun. Length of pull is 14 1/4 inches.
BBL: 26 inch solid rib
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 12
Finish: blue
Serial Number: 01577PX158
Condition: Near new, original blue finish with only light handling/storage marks. The wood is also excellent with a number of small minor scratches on the left side of the wrist and a few overall scattered minor dings, with sharp checkering. The markings and engraving are clear and crisp. Mechanically excellent. The box is good.