Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1482: Winchester Model 42 Deluxe Skeet Style Shotgun

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Rare and Desirable Pre-World War II Winchester Model 42 Deluxe Skeet Style Slide Action Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Rare and Desirable Pre-World War II Winchester Model 42 Deluxe Skeet Style Slide Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 42
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 410
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: highly figured checkered
Item Views: 518
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 247
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1938. Single steel bead sight on the solid rib barrel with standard markings, 2 1/2 inch chamber, Winchester "WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech, and "SKEET" marked choke. Fancy figured double diamond checkered extension slide handle and pistol grip stock with hard rubber grip cap and checkered plastic Winchester buttplate. Length of pull is 13 3/4 inches.

Rating Definition:

Very fine with 85% original blue remaining, some takedown and slide retraction marks on the barrel, slightly light serial number marking on receiver, and a small patch of mild brown patina on the left breech end of the rib. The wood is also very fine with crisp checkering, scattered small dings and scratches, and attractive figure. Mechanically excellent.



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