Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 689: U.S. Marked Winchester Model 12 Slide Action Trench Shotgun

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

U.S. Marked World War II Winchester Model 12 Slide Action Trench Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,500 - $7,000

U.S. Marked World War II Winchester Model 12 Slide Action Trench Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 12
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 20 1/2 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1714
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Within the parkerized WWII U.S. Model 12 trench gun serial range of 1,030,000-1,036,000 (April 1, 1942-March 21, 1944) noted in Canfield's "Complete Guide to United States Military Combat Shotguns". The barrel is dated "44" on the underside of the breech (barely viewable). Reproduction ventilated handguard with renumbered to match receiver magazine collar. Cylinder choke, 2 3/4" chamber, 13 3/4" LOP. "U.S." and flaming bomb marked receiver, spurrious "G.H.D./crossed cannons" cartouche on left side of buttstock. Includes canvas sling.

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