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Lot 567: World War II U.S. Contract Savage Model 720 Shotgun

World War II U.S. Contract Savage Model 720 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

Lot 567: World War II U.S. Contract Savage Model 720 Shotgun

World War II U.S. Contract Savage Model 720 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

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

World War II U.S. Contract Savage Model 720 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Manufacturer: Savage Arms Corporation
Model: 720
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 259
Item Interest: Average
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

One of approximately 15,000 riot and training shotguns manufactured by Savage for the U.S. military during World War II, chiefly for use by military and industrial guards and for aerial gunner training, both freehand and in elaborate simulator mounts.Single bead sight, "****" (improved cylinder) choke marking, 2 3/4" inch chamber, 14 1/8" length of pull. Provenance: The Steven Preston Military Collection

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