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Lot 464: Upgraded Winchester Model 12 Slide Action Shotgun

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Engraved and Gold Inlaid Upgraded Winchester Model 12 Slide Action Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Engraved and Gold Inlaid Upgraded Winchester Model 12 Slide Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 12
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/gold
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 585
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 280
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: -
Description:

Manufactured in 1953 and subsequently masterfully upgraded to its current deluxe configuration. Single steel bead sight on the matted solid rib, standard Winchester markings, wedges of floral scroll at the breech, 3 inch chambers, and chamber marked 3 inches. Beautiful gold inlaid game scenes featuring a pair of pointers and a grouse on the left and a pointer and a pair of grouse on the right of the receiver all surrounded by scroll and gold borders. Jeweled bolt and follower. Highly figured, multi-point checkered forend and pistol grip stock with hard rubber grip cap and Winchester rubber recoil pad. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 1/2 inch drop at heel; 14 inch length of pull; weight 8 lbs 9 oz.

Rating Definition:

Very fine as professionally embellished, retaining 99% blue and gold finishes, minor handling evidence, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. Mechanically excellent.



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