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Lot 405: Winchester Model 1897 Slide Action Riot Shotgun

Auction Date: May 14, 2021

Excellent Winchester Model 1897 Slide Action Riot Shotgun

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

Excellent Winchester Model 1897 Slide Action Riot Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1897
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 20 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1702
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 289
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1918 in takedown configuration with a single brass bead sight, choked cylinder and a 2 3/4 inch chamber. The left side of the barrel is marked with the two-line address and patent date information in front of "12 GA." and "CYL.". Mounted on an 18 groove ribbed round forearm and pistol grip stock with a hard rubber buttplate. Length of pull is 13 3/4 inches.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 95% plus bright original blue finish with some scattered light handling marks, a few small patches of light pitting, and some mild cycling wear on the slide bar and magazine. The wood is also excellent with some scattered minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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