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Lot 2024: Two Wells Fargo & Co. Marked Antique Shotguns

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Two Wells Fargo & Co. Marked Antique Shotguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,500

A) Winchester Model 1887 Lever Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1887
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 24 3/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 483
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1897. 2 5/8" chamber, cylinder choke, and 12 7/8" LOP. "W.F. & Co" marked on the bottom by the serial number.

B) Hunter Arms L.C. Smith Field Grade Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun

Manufacturer: Hunter Arms Company
Model: Field
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 483
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1897. 2 3/4" chambers, cylinder chokes, 14 3/8" LOP. The barrel rib is marked "Wells Fargo Co. 315."

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