Parker GHE 20 Gauge – 28”, 6LBS. 3OZ., UPLAND GUN
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Parker GHE 20 Gauge – 28”, 6LBS. 3OZ., UPLAND GUN

$7,450.00
Ex Tax: $7,450.00
Brand: Parker
Product Code: Parker GHE 20ga sn201639

Overview

General Specs: Parker, Year 1923, 20 Gauge, 6lbs 3oz, Chokes F/F, LOP 14 1/4", DAH 2 3/4", DAC 1 5/8" Serial Number: 201639 In the world of vintage American side x sides, Parker Brothers reigns supreme.  The Parker nam...

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General Specs: Parker, Year 1923, 20 Gauge, 6lbs 3oz, Chokes F/F, LOP 14 1/4", DAH 2 3/4", DAC 1 5/8"

Serial Number: 201639

In the world of vintage American side x sides, Parker Brothers reigns supreme.  The Parker name is synonymous with classic upland double guns.  The Parker Gun Collectors Association has done a great job fostering knowledge on these fine guns, which many believe to be America’s finest.  The GH Grade is the first level of Parker with game scene engraving with only 990 made in 20ga. with Parker Special Steel barrels, and only about 650 made with ejectors.  There are likely less than 600 GHE 20ga. Parkers left on the planet.  This fine Parker, sn201639  made in 1923, is a very nice example with some exceptional features that most double gunners love to see, ie lightweight at 6lbs. 3oz, 28” Parker Special Steel barrels with nice bores and 100% rust blue, factory bore diameter, plenty of wall thickness (see specs below paragraph) beautiful clear, sharp engraving showing on a naturally worn receiver, figured wood with excellent modern dimensions, and a vintage Hawkins pad.  The lettering and engraving are still strong, and the screws are all in superb condition and clocked properly along the axis of the gun.  Barrels have tight ribs and fit tight as new on the breech face with the top lever well right of center.  The triggers are crisp and break clean at about 4.5lbs. of pull.  There are few 20ga. Parkers with 28” Parker Special Steel barrels that weigh less than 6 1/2lbs.  For the upland hunter, a gun at 6lbs. 3oz. is preferred by most. This is a VFI CERTIFIED GUN and we have a 90-day mechanical warranty on all such guns we sell.  We stripped the action and forend iron to the smallest part, cleaned the parts in the Ultrasonic cleaner, inspected all for function and integrity, lubricated and reassembled the gun (a $325 service that should be performed each 10 years).    We did not case color the receiver as some people like them natural as it shows the engraving better.  We can have Turnbull case colors on the gun within 6 weeks for an added cost and the gun would look like new.  I like her just the way she is, as the engraving is very attractive with the naturally worn receiver.  This Parker balances on the hinge pin and feels amazing in hand.  What a gorgeous investment quality Parker for your upcoming fall hunts and just in time for you to enjoy at your favorite gun club for some clay targets to warm you up for the season.  Priced to sell, so don’t hesitate or she will be gone.  Thanks for looking!


Barrels

Barrel Length:  28"  Parker Special steel
Chokes:  .023/.024  F/F
Bores:  Great bores
Bore Diameter:  .626/.623
Wall Thickness:  .028/.022
% Blue:  100%
Chambers:  2 1/2"
Ribs:  tight
Sights:  single brass

Action

Action:  tight - way right of center
Ejectors or Extractors:  ejectors, strong, timed
Case Color:  10%
Screws:  excellent
Engraving:  sharp/clear
Trigger Type:  double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color:  100%

Stock

Type:  Capped Pistol Grip/Splinter forend
LOP:  14 1/4"
LOP To End Of Wood:  13" 1/8"
DAH:  2 3/4"
DAC:  1 5/8"
Cast:  neutral
Checkering Condition:  excellent
Butt Treatment:  hawkins pad



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!

Payment and Shipping

Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost)
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $105.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes

Other

Call to purchase #616-292-6240.  If you have any questions please call or email us, at jay@vfiguns.com or sales@vfiguns.com. 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.