Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 530: Winchester Model 501 Grand European Trap O/U Shotgun with Box

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Factory Engraved Winchester Model 501 Grand European Trap Over/Under Shotgun with Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,000

Factory Engraved Winchester Model 501 Grand European Trap Over/Under Shotgun with Box

Manufacturer: Olin-Kodensha
Model: 501
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/coin
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 298
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 380
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Dual white bead sights on the matted vent rib which is marked "Grand European", standard barrel markings, chambers marked 2 3/4 inches with automatic ejectors, and chokes marked "IMP.MOD"/"FULL". The coin finished action displays attractive full coverage rose and scroll engraving in the classic English styling with "Grand/European" marked in an oval on the underside. The gun features a single trigger and a tang mounted safety/selector switch. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered Schnabel tip forend with engraved fittings and pistol grip Monte Carlo stock with black Decelerator recoil pad. Includes the original box. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 1/8 inch drop at heel; 13 15/16 inch length of pull; weight 8 lbs 1 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue and coin finishes, limited handling evidence, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. The box is very good. Mechanically excellent.



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