Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 474: Engraved Winchester Parker Reproduction DHE Grade Shotgun

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Factory Engraved Winchester "P" Serial Number Prefix Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Factory Engraved Winchester "P" Serial Number Prefix Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun

Manufacturer: Olin-Kodensha
Model: Parker Reproduction
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 459
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 282
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured between 1983 and 1989 as a faithful reproduction of the beloved Parker shotgun. Single brass bead sight on the solid matte rib, 3 inch chambers with ejectors, and chokes marked "MOD"/"FULL". The casehardened receiver shows the standard DHE grade engraving of hunting dogs on either side and a covey of pheasants on the underside along with "PARKER". The water table is marked with the "P" prefix serial number. These serial number guns, according to "The Parker Story", were given as gifts to friends and family by Tom Skeuse. Single selective trigger and automatic tang safety. Beautifully contrasted , multi-point checkered walnut splinter forearm with Deeley style latch and engraved fittings and straight grip stock with teardrop flats, blank inscription oval, and engraved skeletonized buttplate around checkered bare butt. Also included are the original box, leather bound takedown case, and two sets of nickel snap caps. Barrel and stock measurements (R/L): bore diameters measured 9 inches from the breech .620/.620 inches; choke constriction .019/.040 inches; minimum wall thickness .029/.035 inches; 1 3/4 inch drop at comb; 2 1/2 inch drop at heel; 14 9/16 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 13 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish and case colors with limited handling marks, crisp engraving, and crisp stock checkering. Mechanically excellent. Case is very good with storage and handling marks and scuffing to the corner protectors and separation at one of the partitions.



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