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Lot 3539: Winchester Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Shotgun

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Factory Engraved Winchester Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Factory Engraved Winchester Parker Reproduction DHE Grade 20 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Olin-Kodensha
Model: Parker Reproduction
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 26 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 629
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 305
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, 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors, and chokes marked "IMP.CYL"/"MOD". 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 gun features a single trigger and automatic tang mounted safety switch. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered walnut beavertail forearm with engraved fittings including the Deeley latch release and pistol grip stock with carved flats, blank inscription oval, and engraved skeletonized buttplate around checkered bare butt. Includes leather takedown case, a glass oiler, and two snap caps. Barrel and stock measurements (R/L): bore diameters measured nine inches from the breech .619/.619 inches; choke constriction .011/.017 inches; minimum wall thickness .033/.036 inches; 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 2 1/16 inch drop at heel; 14 1/4 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 12 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and casehardened finishes, limited minor handling evidence, a few tiny dings in the wood, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. The case is very fine. Mechanically excellent.



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