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Lot 3584: Winchester Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Shotgun

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Factory Engraved Winchester Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,250

Factory Engraved Winchester Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Olin-Kodensha
Model: Parker Reproduction
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 277
Class: Modern Long Gun

Manufactured between 1983 and 1989 as a faithful reproduction of the beloved Parker shotgun. Single brass bead sight on the matted, concave solid rib, 2 3/4 inch chambers with automatic ejectors, and chokes marked "IMP.CYL"/"MOD". The casehardened boxlock action shows the standard DHE Grade engraving consisting of a setter on the left, a pointer on the right, and a covey of pheasants on the underside along with "PARKER" all surrounded by floral scroll. Single selective trigger and automatic tang safety. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered splinter forend with Deeley style latch and engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with teardrop flats, blank inscription oval, and engraved skeletonized buttplate around checkered bare butt. Per the consignor, this gun was hand selected by Tom Skeuse when it was ordered from the factory. The gun includes a factory leather bound takedown case with canvas cover and two snap caps. Barrel and stock measurements (R/L): bore diameters measured 9 inches from the breech .620/.620 inches; choke constriction .013/.019 inches; minimum wall thickness .033/.032 inches; 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 2 1/8 inch drop at heel; 14 1/4 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 10 oz. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and casehardened finishes, minor handling evidence, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. The case is excellent. Mechanically excellent.

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