Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1736: Winchester Model 40 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Auction Date: December 3, 2016

Scarce and Excellent Winchester Model 40 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Scarce and Excellent Winchester Model 40 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 40
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 5777
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 351
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured from 1940 to 1941 with approximately 12,000 guns sold. The Winchester Model 40 was the company's second attempt to break into the auto loading shotgun market. Features a ramped blade style front sight, 2 3/4 inch chamber, full choke, and a 1/2 length tubular magazine. Mounted on a smooth semi-beavertail forearm and pistol grip stock with a checkered Winchester buttplate. Stock measurements are: drop at comb 1 1/2 inches; drop at heel 2 1/2 inches; length of pull 13 7/8 inches.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 99% bright original high polish blue finish, crisp markings, and light handling marks. The wood is also excellent mostly light handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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