Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3542: World War I Era Winchester Model 1912 Slide Action Riot Shotgun

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

World War I Era Winchester Model 1912 Slide Action Riot Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 12
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 20 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 316
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 306
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1917. Single bead sight on the blued barrel, Winchester "WP" proof, and cylinder choke marked cylinder. The blued receiver shows the Winchester "WP" proof. Straight grain 18-groove forend and pistol grip stock which is marked "C3", likely an the inventory number for this gun in the armory of either a police department or prison system.

Rating Definition:

Very fine overall, retaining 80% plus original blue finish, the majority of lose on the receiver extension with otherwise minor handling evidence, a few areas of minor surface spotting, and light high edge wear. The "C3" marking on the very fine original stock is sharp. Mechanically excellent.



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