Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3444: Two Winchester Bolt Action Single Shot Shotguns

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Collector's Lot of Two Winchester Bolt Action Single Shot Shotguns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

A) Winchester Model 41 Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 41
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 410
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: gumwood
Item Views: 355
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 243
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Bead and notch sights on the barrel that displays standard markings and "WP" proofs behind the rear sight and on the bolt. Plain pistol grip stock with hard rubber buttplate. The chamber measured 2 1/2 inches and the choke is marked full. 13 1/2 inch length of pull.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 85% original blue finish with light handling evidence. The wood is very good with numerous scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent.



B) Scarce Winchester Model 36 Bolt Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 36
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 9 mm RF
Barrel: 17 3/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: gumwood
Item Views: 355
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 243
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Introduced in 1920 and discontinued in 1927 after only approximately 20,000 sold. Standard markings with single bead sight, smooth straight grip gumwood stock with metal pistol grip trigger guard and checkered hard rubber Winchester buttplate. Referred to by Winchester as the "Garden Gun" for its use against pests around the house and barn. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine. The shotgun retains 70% original blue finish on the barrel with areas thinning to a smooth brown. The trigger guard has a brown patina with minor spotting. The stock is also very fine with a few minor scratches and dings in the toe area and overall there are a few minor dings. Mechanically fine. The markings are sharp.



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