Preferred Shotgun Actions?

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Here’s an interesting shotgun action. I believe it was called a Kersten or Kerster action? It was a Belgian design that at initial review looks like a German Merkel action, but it is not. It uses a round, not oval, cross bolt system. It also has a very narrow lock up allowing for an incredibly compact action width. It does have more of its mechanicals beneath the water table though so it’s a bit tall as an action.

This one is a 28 gauge my kids use, built in 1950, retailed by Charles Daly, best guess it was manufactured by Auguste Francotte.

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