Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 475: Winchester Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Shotgun

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

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

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

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

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: Parker Reproduction Double Barrel Shotgun
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 407
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 282
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured between 1983 and 1989 as a faithful reproduction of the beloved Parker line. Single brass bead sight on the solid matte rib, 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors, and chokes marked improved cylinder/modified. 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 serial number is marked with the "P" prefix which, per The Parker Story, were early production run guns gifted to friends and family by Tom Skeuse. Single selective trigger and automatic tang safety. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered walnut splinter forearm with Deeley style latch and engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with grip cap, blank inscription oval, and engraved skeletonized buttplate around checkered bare butt. Barrel and stock measurements: bore 9 inches from the breech .619/.619 inches; choked .012/.019 inches; minimum wall thickness .032/.032; drop at the comb 1 13/16 inches; drop at the heel 2 1/4 inches; length of pull 14 7/16 inches; weight 6 lbs. 10 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.



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