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1185
$1,610.00

*RARE AND DESIRABLE WINCHESTER MODEL 1897 BLACK DIAMOND TRAP GUN.

SN E543913. Cal. 12ga. 30″ matted bbl with slg front metal bead. Marked FULL choke on right side of bbl matting. Trap Grade checkered forend. Takedown action with “TRAP GUN” marked bolt. Receiver top matted. Straight grip stock with black diamond inlay on both sides of grip, fluted comb and orig Winchester marked solid rubber recoil pad. 13-3/4″ LOP over solid pad. Checkered hammer. SNs matching on frame and bbl assembly. PROVENANCE: The Jon Roark Collection. CONDITION: Excellent. Bbl retains nearly all of its factory blue, thinning in areas. Bright, shiny, unpitted bore. Wear at muzzle. Minor scratching ahead of magazine from being taken down. Bbl and magazine ring shows some toning. Magazine tube is factory blued showing wear and thinning from being operated. Slide bar has blue loss from being operated, markings are sharp and clear. Markings on bbl are crisp and clean. Winchester proof mark left side of matting; proof mark on receiver. Receiver ring retains 50% blue, remainder toning to patina. Receiver retains nearly all of its factory blue with most wear limited to sharp edges. Very minor handling marks. Bolt retains factory blue and is clean and bright. Screws are excellent. Buttstock and forend fit beautifully and exhibit light finish added. Checkering is distinct with finish added. Winchester solid red pad is in excellent condition. This gun operates crisply yet smoothly. A very nice, hard to find unmolested Black Diamond Trap Gun. 50387-19 TJW (2,000-3,000) C&R – Lot 1185

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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