Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3541: Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Shotgun with Box

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

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

Winchester Model 42 Slide Action Shotgun with Box

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 42
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 410
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 516
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 306
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1937. 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. Includes a matching label specification factory picture box numbered to another gun. Stock measurements: drop at the comb 1 1/2 inches; drop at the heel 2 9/16 inches, length of pull 14 inches; weight 6 lbs.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 75% plus original blue finish with scattered handling marks, spotting, moderate slide retraction marks, and high edge wear. Stock is fine retaining most of the original varnish with scattered handling marks, dings, scratches, and a hairline crack at the toe. Mechanically excellent. Box is fine with a couple torn corners, peeling of the end label, and storage and handling marks.

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