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Unread 03-04-2022, 12:02 PM   #1
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Is the Parker business so slow the Del Gregos are upgrading Fox doubles?

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Unread 03-04-2022, 12:28 PM   #2
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I'd be very surprised if someone came up with documentation from DelGrego that they did the work on that one.





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I highly doubt it.
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The metal work definitely does not approach F level. Nice gun though.
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The stock checkering is sort of late-style DE-Grade, the engraving is sort of early Wayne & Bristol Streets D-Grade and the gun has been stamped D on the watertable.
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Whoever did that work was very good at their business. That's just beautiful.
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I think we will be seeing more of this - sort of an indeterminate origin of wood / metal/ engraving & finishing amalgam by various (mostly unidentified) artists, all very good at their crafts. The finished products are a type of "chimera" which at once mesmerize and confound potential buyers: "Is it live, or is it MEMOREX"? In these cases, it provides to emulate the words of Marcus Aurelius, "In each and every individual thing, ask what is it in and of itself?"
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Or it is much like so many guns that have been re-case colored, people just call it “turnbull”. When the gun likely has never been in NY State.
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I'd like to have that horned frog figure. That is cool. Just sayin'.
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I'd like to have that horned frog figure. That is cool. Just sayin'.
That goes with the gun. Just sayin'.
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