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3581
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*NUMBER “FIVE OF EIGHT” WINCHESTER MODEL 21 “GRAND AMERICAN SUPER” SMALL GAUGE THREE BARREL SET WITH CASE.

SN W32272. Cal. 20 ga. and 28 ga have 2-3/4″ Chambers, and .410 ga has 3″ chambers. All bbl sets are 26″ and fitted with raised, matted, ventilated ribs marked “CUSTOM BUILT BY WINCHESTER”. All are marked for skeet and skeet. There are 4″ triangles of varying sized scroll and gold bands at breech ends which are also gold inlaid “5 of 8”. Tops of bbls are also gold inlaid with model, Winchester trademark, gauge, and chamber length. Engine turned bbl flats are stamped with matching numbers and Winchester proofs. Each set has its own forend, and bbls are stamped “1”, “2”, and “3” on loops and front portions of forend irons, and gold inlaid on bottoms of forend irons. .410 Bbls have milled out lightening cuts on flats. Blued flat side action with lightened water table features automatic safety and gold-plated sgl selective trigger. Action, most likely by Nick Kusmit, is engraved in special “21-6” style with seven extra gold inlays and borders. Fences are carved with oak leaves and acorns. Remainder of action has 80% coverage of scroll within geometric borders, in usual “Grand American” style, gold inlays include a setter on left side rear, with grouse toward front, and a pointing pointer on right with another grouse flushing toward front. Bottom of action depicts classic Winchester rider in circular central vignette and flushing woodcock toward front. Trigger guard bow has a gold portrait of a dog. All within gold wire inlaid borders. Exceptional exhibition feather crotch figured American walnut capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14-5/8″ over checkered wood butt. Steel grip cap with gold line border is also inlaid “1 of 8”. Stock and all matching beavertail forends are carved in “21-B” style. BBL set “1” 20 ga.: Bore diameter: left -.618, right -.617. Bore restrictions: left -.007 (skeet), right -.004 (skeet). Drop at heel: 2-1/8″, drop at comb: 1-3/4″. Weight: 7 lbs 3 oz. LOP: 14-5/8″. BBL set “2” 28 ga.: Bore diameter: left -.549, right -.550. Bore restrictions: left -.006 (skeet), right -.006 (skeet). Drop at heel: 2-1/16″, drop at comb: 1-3/4″. Weight: 7 lbs 2 oz. LOP: 14-5/8″. BBL set “3” .410 ga.: Bore diameter at muzzles: left -.402, right -.420. Bore restrictions: left – (skeet), right – (skeet). Drop at heel: 2-1/8″, drop at comb: 1-3/4″. Weight: 7 lbs 9 oz. LOP: 14-5/8″. Oak and leather case by Huey (no. 336) with stitched leather corners has green canvas outer cover with leather trim, and is lined in purple suede, with gold embossed black leather WRA Model 21 label in lid. Bottom section has wood topped dividers for action and all three sets of bbls, and contains gold-plated Winchester marked snap caps for each gauge, gold plated oil bottle, and 2-pc rosewood and brass cleaning rod. PROVENANCE: Factory specification sheet listing options and all extras included with these special sets. Appraisal. CONDITION: Excellent, essentially as new, appears unfired. with only a few of the faintest of handling and assembly marks in all fine factory finishes, most notably some case rubs on buttstock. Mechanically crisp. Case is excellent. 51033-7 MGM320 (60,000-100,000) – Lot 3581

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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