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
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 5909
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 351
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

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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