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 LOT 1635
Highly Desirable Pre-World War II
Winchester Model 42 “Double Diamond” Trap
Grade Slide Action Shotgun with Unique Solid
Rib Skeet Choked Barrel - Serial no. 15513, 410
gauge, 26 inch solid rib bbl., blue finish, walnut
stock. Manufactured in 1935. Red bead front and
steel bead mid sights on the matte rib with standard
barrel markings, Winchester “WP” proofs on the
barrel and receiver at the breech, 3 inch chamber,
and “SKEET” marked choke. Matching serial numbers on the receiver and extension with “TRAP” marking on the receiver under the serial number. Correct fancy double diamond checkered extension forearm and straight grip stock with a diamond carved on the underside
of the wrist, and checkered Winchester Repeating Arms hard rubber buttplate. The number “107” is stamped on the underside of the forearm. Stock measurements are: drop at comb 1 7/16 inches; drop at heel 2 1/4 inches; length of pull 13 3/4 inches. CONDITION: Excellent, retains 97% plus original blue finish with some mild slide retraction marks, and traces of light surface spotting. The wood is very fine with crisp, well defined checkering and numerous small dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.
A must have for the serious Winchester Model 42
446 Estimate: 16,000 - 25,000

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