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      LOT 616
Upgraded Winchester .410 Bore Model 21 “5 of 7” Grade 5 Double Barrel Shotgun with Case - Serial no. W34025, 410 gauge, 28 inch vent rib bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. Blued Winchester Proof Steel barrels with a single red bead sight on the matted vent rib which
is marked “CUSTOM BUILT WINCHESTER SET”, 3 inch chambers with automatic ejectors, and chokes marked “WS-1”/”WS-2”. The blued action displays Winchester 21-5 pattern engraving with attractive scrollwork around a trio of game scenes depicting a pair of pheasants on the left, a pair of mallards in flight on the right, and a setter with
a pheasant in its mouth on the underside. The lower tang is marked “Grade 5 5 of 7” in fine script indicating its place in the set. The gun features a single selective trigger and tang mounted automatic safety switch. Highly figured, multi-point checkered beavertail forend with engraved fittings and straight grip stock with Winchester Rider in the inscription oval and a checkered bare butt. Includes
a wood and leather takedown case, snap caps, and oiler. Stock measurements: 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 2 1/4 inch drop at heel; 14 3/8 inch length of pull; weight 7 lbs. 11 oz. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, retaining 99% blue finish with minor handling marks, some oxidation at the muzzles, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. The case is excellent. Mechanically excellent.
Provenance: The Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
Estimate: 8,000 - 13,000

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