From Suhl Germany, Merkel Side by Side shotgun model 147 EL Sporter 12ga 3″ chamber. 30″ solid rib blued barrels with a single brass bead front sight. Fancy walnut, hand checkered, splinter fore end and pistol grip stock. Scalloped coin silver box lock with deep relief engraving of partridge. Chamber indicators. Single selective trigger, selective ejectors, Non auto safety. Full set of Briley screw in chokes. Kickeez recoil pad. Merkel branded hard case. Must ship to FFL.
Condition: Excellent, Bluing is 98% with minimal wear. Bores are bright. Wood has several scattered dings and scratches but nothing major. Mechanically excellent. Forend has the wrong serial but looks like a factory typo (stamped 838879 instead of 383879)
Bore Diameter @ 9″ from muzzle .729 (Both)
Wall Thickness @ 9″ from muzzle = .033 (Both)
LOP @ Heel= 15 1/8″
LOP @ Toe= 15 3/8″
Chokes: 10 total from Skeet to Full
Drop @ Comb = 1 1/2″
Drop @ Heel = 2 5/8″
Weight= 7.2 lbs
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