Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1380: Pre-World War II Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Shotgun

Auction Date: August 27, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Pre-World War II Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 42
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 410
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 360
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 296
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1936. Single steel bead sight on the matted solid rib, standard markings, 3 inch chamber, and choke marked full. Winchester "WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver. Plain straight grained 18-groove forend and pistol grip stock with Winchester hard rubber buttplate. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 5/16 inch drop at heel; 13 15/16 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs. 3 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 95% plus original blue with light spotting on the left of the receiver, minor slide retraction wear, and otherwise minor handling evidence. The wood is very fine with streaks of varnish absent on the comb of the buttstock, scattered light dings and scratches on the balance. Mechanically excellent.



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