Belgium made Lightning Browning shotgun. Barrel reads : Browning arms company St Louis Mo and Montreal PQ, Special Steel 12 GA shells 2 3/4 Other side of Barrel reads: Patent No Patent number 2203078-2233.861, Made in Belgium. Near the safety is the number 80969 (or, upside down, 69608 ) It is in perfect condition.
Owned by my Grandfather, passed onto me.
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The presented object appears to be a 12 gauge Lightning Browning Shotgun. The shotgun is marked on the barrel "Browning arms company St Louis Mo and Montreal PQ, Special Steel 12 GA shells 2 3/4". It has the Patent No Patent number 2203078-2233.861" and was made in Belgium. Shotguns like these are often offered and sold on the auction market and usually estimated between 800 and 1200 USD. Sometimes they are hammered down around 1800 USD.
This piece is in good condition and there are no serious damages visible.
An estimation would be between 800 to 1200 USD.
This estimation is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparables. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and vary.
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