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Lot 4814: Winchester Model 37 Ohio Guard Marked "Riot" Shotgun

Winchester Model 37 Ohio Guard Marked Red Letter "Riot" Shotgun

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Lot 4814: Winchester Model 37 Ohio Guard Marked "Riot" Shotgun

Winchester Model 37 Ohio Guard Marked Red Letter "Riot" Shotgun

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400
Price Realized:

Winchester Model 37 Ohio Guard Marked Red Letter "Riot" Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 37
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 21 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 342
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
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.

Description:

The Ohio guard ordered Winchester Model 37 shotguns in the 1960s around the time of the Vietnam protests due to being short on riot guns. They shortened the barrels to 21" and added the bayonet lug. "OHIO/3604" electro-stenciled in the bottom of the receiver above red lettered Winchester.

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