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LOT 288
World War II U.S. Stevens Model 620 Slide Action Trench Shotgun - Serial no. 27038, 12 gauge, 20 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. Manufactured on contract, the Stevens Model 620 was a refinement of the Model 520. A
solid frame hammerless shotgun, the 620 was capable of being taken down for transport as well as having slam fire capability, making it both easy to move about as well as a vicious source of firepower. Adopted for the Army and Marine Corps for World War II, the 620 remained in service for Korea and Vietnam. A single brass bead sight is installed
on the bayonet lug, with a six-hole heat shield, cylinder choke, the three line Chicopee Falls address on the right side of the barrel ahead of the “P/flaming bomb” stamps and the gauge and 2 3/4
inch chamber markings on the left. The “P” and bomb are repeated on the left side of the receiver, with “MODEL 620” and “U.S.” further to the back, and the serial number and “U/S” on the underside ahead of the trigger guard. Fitted with a smooth round forearm, pistol grip stock and serrated plastic buttplate. 14 inch length of pull. Includes M1907 leather sling. CONDITION: Very fine, retains 75% original blue finish, showing a plum patina on the bayonet lug, areas of smooth brown patina, some patches of light pitting concentrated on the top rear of the receiver, bright edge wear, and sharp markings in the metal. Wood is very fine with some light scratches and handling marks, and defined edges. Mechanically excellent. Provenance: The Steven Preston Military Collection. Estimate: 3,500 - 5,500
LOT 289 Exceptional World War II U.S. IBM M1 Semi-Automatic Carbine - Serial no. 3952692, 30 Carbine cal., 18 inch round bbl., parkerized/blue finish, walnut stock. Undated IBM barrel, “SI B” marked blade front sight, “FO B” and “S” marked two position flip-up rear peep sight, standard IBM marking on the receiver heel, “BE-B” stamped and brazed trigger housing, “EPB” push button safety, “PR-B” magazine catch, and “LU” magazine. High wood pistol grip stock with “JLB” marked in the sling inlet, “crossed cannons” ordnance cartouche on the right of the buttstock, and “LW-B” two-rivet handguard. Includes tan canvas sling, oiler, U.S. canvas double magazine pouch and two extra magazines. CONDITION: Excellent, retains 98% original parkerized finish. 80% original blue finish remains on the bolt. Stock is very fine as lightly sanded and re-oiled with some light handling marks and a crisp cartouche. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,500
LOT 290
U.S. Winchester M1D Garand Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle with M84 Scope - Serial no. 2369792, 30-06 Springfield cal., 24 inch round bbl., parkerized finish, walnut stock. The receiver of this rifle was originally manufactured in January of 1944 and subsequently arsenal upgraded to the M1D sniper configuration, a procedure more typically performed on Springfield made M1 receivers. Rifles so converted were used as snipers during Korea and the Vietnam War. Blade front and peep rear sights, “DRC” windage drum, “S-A-8-52” barrel, “SA” bolt, trigger housing, safety and hammer, Winchester trigger guard and a Harrington & Richardson relief cut operating rod. The stock is “P” proof marked on the front of the pistol grip, with a checkered steel buttplate and fitted with a “MRT/2 52” leather cheek piece. The M84 scope is numbered “30160”, with a sliding sun shield and rubber eyepiece. Includes an olive drab green canvas sling. CONDITION: Very fine as arsenal converted to M1D configuration, retains 97% arsenal parkerized finish, showing a few patches of moderate pitting concentrated on the receiver underneath the finish. Stock is also very fine with defined edges, some light handling marks and a crisp firing proof. Mechanically excellent. Scope is very fine, retains 90% original blue finish with some light freckling and a
few patches of light pitting on the sliding sun shield, and clear optics. Included cheek piece is excellent. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,750
LOT 291 World War II U.S. Inland M1 Semi-Automatic Carbine - Serial no. 4943402, 30 Carbine cal., 18 inch round bbl., parkerized finish, walnut stock. Inland Division “1-44” dated barrel, “N” marked blade front sight, “S” two-position flip rear sight, Type I barrel band, “IO” flat top bolt, “PI” slide, “INLAND” milled trigger housing, “HI” hammer, unmarked serrated push button safety, and “IP-I” magazine. “IO” two-rivet hand guard, low wood stock with “IO” marked inside the sling cutout and a “crossed cannons” cartouche on the right of the buttstock. Includes a tan canvas sling and oiler. CONDITION: Extremely fine, retains 95% original parkerized finish with light wear in the operating rod track and crisp markings in the metal overall. 95% original blue finish remains on the bolt. Stock is very fine as re-oiled with some scattered light handling marks, a chip on the right edge below the receiver and otherwise defined edges. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 1,800 - 2,750
LOT 292
U.S. Property Marked Winchester Model 52C Bolt Action Target Rifle with Litschert Scope - Serial no. 76189B, 22 LR cal., 28 inch heavy round bbl., blue finish, walnut stock. Manufactured in 1951.
“U.S. Property” stamped above the serial number on the left side of the receiver and double stamped on the barrel, R.A. Litschert Spot-Shot marked 12x scope with elevation and windage adjustable mounts, and heavy Winchester barrel. includes a generic hard case. CONDITION: Very fine, retaining 95% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and a couple patches of light spotting. Stock is fine as lightly sanded and reoiled with scattered dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent. Scope is very fine with some oxidation on the exterior as well as some scratches. Estimate: 1,600 - 2,500

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