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Lot 986: Large Winchester Model 37A Manufacturing Process Display

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Unique Winchester Model 37A Manufacturing Process Display

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

A) Winchester Model 37A Single Shot Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 37a
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: birch
Item Views: 345
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

NB - EXCELLENT- near new condition 95% - 98%, used but little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing near perfect (some wear at muzzle or sharp edges can be expected).

Description:

The display includes A) a complete and assembled Model 37A shotgun at the top along with the model designation and Winchester logo marked above it. Below that is B) a disassembled Model 37A which includes the stock, frame, forearm, barrel, and what appears to be a complete small parts kit. Under that is a C) Partially finished frame, stock, barrel, and forearm. While at the bottom there is a D) a roughly finished, early production stage stock, frame, barrel blank, and forearm. All of these firearms and parts are arranged in a display case showing the production process of the model. The case measures 48 1/2 x 60 5/8 inches. None of the firearms or parts were removed from the display for mechanical testing or to check bore condition. The case itself is fine with some minor handling/storage wear and a few minor cracks/absent pieces.

B) Winchester Model 37A Frame and Parts Kit

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 37a
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: birch
Item Views: 345
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

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

Description:

See "A".

C) Winchester Model 37A Machined Cast Frame

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 37a
Type: Other
Gauge:
Barrel:
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock:
Item Views: 345
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Other
Description:

See "A".

D) Winchester Model 37A Rough Cast Frame

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 37a
Type: Other
Gauge:
Barrel:
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock:
Item Views: 345
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Other
Description:

See "A".

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