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Lot 3492: Collector's Lot of Ithaca Gun Co. Centennial Edition Shotguns

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Collector's Lot of Three Engraved and Gold Highlighted Ithaca Gun Co. Centennial Edition Shotguns with Cases

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

A) Ithaca Centennial Model 37 Slide Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: Ithaca Gun Co
Model: 37
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 28 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 568
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 293
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

This set of three matching Ithaca shotguns was manufactured to celebrate the 1880-1980 Ithaca Gun Company Centennial. The set comprises the main flagship shotguns of the Ithaca Gun Company: the Mag 10, Model 51, and Model 37. The receivers are all factory etched to match with brilliant gold highlighting featuring a scene of two hunters and a dog on the right and a scene of the Ithaca factory and a hunter on the left. The balance has gold highlighted leafy scroll. Manufactured in 1980. The Model 37 has a high visibility bead sight on the matte, vent rib barrel with standard markings, 2 3/4 inch chamber, and modified choke. Multi-point checkered slide handle and pistol grip stock with vented rubber recoil pad. Includes the lid portion of the original box with matching end label and unmarked leatherette case. Length of pull is 14 inches.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall with 99% original flue finish, bright gold highlights, light handling marks, sharp checkering, and just a few small dings on the wood. Mechanically excellent. Case is excellent with some storage marks. Box portion is good with corner and edge wear.



B) Ithaca Mag 10 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Manufacturer: Ithaca Gun Co
Model: Mag 10
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 10
Barrel: 32 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 568
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 293
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

The Mag 10 has a single white bead sight, standard barrel markings, 3 1/2 inch chamber, full choke, multi-point checkered forearm, and pistol grip stock with solid rubber recoil pad. Includes the lid portion from the original box with matching end label and unmarked leatherette takedown case. Length of pull is 14 1/8 inches.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall with 99% plus original blue finish, sharp checkering, and just a few small marks on the highly figured wood. Mechanically excellent. Case is excellent with some storage marks. Box portion is good.



C) Ithaca Centennial Model 51 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Manufacturer: Ithaca Gun Co
Model: 51
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 28 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 568
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 293
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

The Model 51 has a white bead sight on the matte, vent rib barrel with standard markings, 2 3/4 inch chamber, and modified choke. Multi-point checkered semi-beavertail forearm and pistol grip stock with vented rubber recoil pad. Includes the lid portion of the original box with matching end label and unmarked leatherette case. Length of pull is 14 1/2 inches.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall with 99% plus original blue finish, light handling marks, crisp checkering, and just a few small blemishes on the wood. Mechanically excellent. Case is excellent with some storage marks. Box portion is good.



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