Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 461: Winchester Model 42 Skeet Shotgun with Extra Length Barrel

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Pre-World War II Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Skeet Shotgun with Scarce Extra Length Barrel

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

Pre-World War II Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Skeet Shotgun with Scarce Extra Length Barrel

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 42
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 410
Barrel: 28 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 498
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 278
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1936. Single bead sight, standard markings and Winchester "WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech, 3 inch chamber, "SKEET" marked choke, and matching numbers on the receiver and collar. Diamond pattern checkered extension forearm and straight grip stock with checkered hard rubber Winchester buttplate. Stock measurements are: drop at comb 1 1/2 inches; drop at heel 2 1/4 inches; length of pull 13 3/4 inches.

Rating Definition:

Very fine. 80% original blue finish remains with some mild edge wear, traces of light spotting, and handling marks overall. The wood is fine with well defined checkering and scattered small dings throughout. Mechanically excellent.



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