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Lot 4914: Four Winchester Model 1897 Slide Action Shotguns

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Four Winchester Model 1897 Slide Action Shotguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) Pre-World War I Winchester Model 1897 Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1897
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 34 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 181
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Manufactured in 1900. Barrel extension permanently attached. Choke measures extra full, 13 1/8" LOP.

B) Winchester Model 97 Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 97
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 181
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

ND - VERY GOOD- in working condition, 80% finish or better, appreciable wear on working surfaces 80% - 89%, no corrosion or pitting, minor surface dents or scratches. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 80% - 89% gun.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured 1946. Choke marked full, 13 5/8" LOP.

C) Winchester Model 97 16 Gauge Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 97
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16
Barrel: 28 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 181
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

Manufactured in 1937. 2 3/4" chamber, choke marked full, 13 5/8" LOP.

D) Winchester Model 97 16 Gauge Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 97
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16
Barrel: 28 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 181
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

NC - FINE- All original finish 90% - 94% or better, some dings in wood wear commensurable with percent of finish. In working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1950. 2 3/4" chamber, choke marked modified, and 13 3/4" LOP.

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