Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 484: Winchester Model 1897 Slide Action Shotgun

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

Winchester Model 1897 Slide Action Shotgun

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 97
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 28 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 496
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 363
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1940. Single bead sight, standard barrel markings, 2 3/4 inch chamber, and choke marked "MOD." Matching numbers on the receiver and barrel collar as well as Winchester "WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver. 18 groove round forearm and pistol grip stock with hard rubber Winchester buttplate. Length of pull 13 3/4 inches.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 85% original blue finish, scattered light surface spotting, some slide retraction wear, and overall light handling evidence. Woodis also very fine with light scattered scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent.



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