Winchester Model 42 – DELUXE GRADE, 1947, 28”, KILLER WOOD, vintage firearms inc

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Winchester Model 42 – DELUXE GRADE, 1947, 28”, KILLER WOOD, vintage firearms inc  Guns > Shotguns > Winchester Shotguns - Modern > Pump Action > Hunting
Description: General Specs: Winchester, Year 1947, .410 Gauge, 6lbs 5oz, Chokes Full, LOP 13 3/4" , DAH 1 1/2", DAC 1 9/16"

Serial Number: 62599

The Model 42 is an icon in the ranks of Winchester firearms, made in the days of the highest quality control and hand fitted parts. The Model 42 was a flawlessly produced little pump gun, chambered only for the diminutive .410 shotgun shell. In the 30 years of production that ran from 1933 to 1963, almost 160,000 of these fine guns were produced. A very large percentage were Standard Grade guns, and there were also Skeet Grades, Trap Grades, Deluxe Grades, and rarely a Pigeon Grade. IN ALL THERE WERE LESS THAN 400 DELUXE GRADES EVER MADE BY THE FACTORY. In Ned Schwing's book "THE WINCHESTER MODEL 42" he describes the Deluxe Grade as a continuation of the Trap Grade that was in production from 1934 to 1939 with only 231 guns produced. In 1946 the Deluxe Grade took the place of the Trap Grade with the same distinguishing features, namely the jeweled bolt and carrier, XXX wood, double diamond 20-line-per-inch checkered forend, single diamond checkered stock, and all fitted with the utmost care. Schwing mentions the Pigeon Grade being made with the same features as the Deluxe Grade with the addition of the Pigeon engraving on the magazine tube. With so few Deluxe or Pigeon Grade Model 42 guns ever made, if you want an example in your collection you may choose to consider a gun that has had some restorations done to the gun. The Model 42 shown here, sn62599 built in 1947, is a beautiful example of a Deluxe Grade gun with all the correct features; gorgeous wood with double diamond checkering pattern, engine turned bolt and carrier, and hand polished parts. Just look at the 3X wood, superb hand-rubbed oil finish, and it is definitive factory wood on the gun. The 28” solid rib barrel has a mirror bore and Full choke. The chamber has been lengthened to 3” at some point so you can shoot the heavier shells for hunting birds and rabbits. THIS IS A GORGEOUS EXAMPLE OF WINCHESTER’S HIGHEST OFFERING IN THE MODEL 42 LINE. Of course, everything Winchester will always be collectible, and values will always continue to climb, as they are not being made any longer. This gun has been used in the past so no need to hesitate shooting the gun at clays or for your next woodcock hunt. Thanks for looking!


Barrel Length: 28"**** Chokes: 0.018 full**** Bores: Mirror **** Bore Diameter: 0.406**** % Blue: 99%**** Chambers: 3" **** Ribs: solid**** Sights: Red Bradley front/ silver middle****


Action: pump action**** Case Color: receiver blue 99%**** Screws: excellent**** Engraving: none**** Trigger Type: single**** Trigger Guard Color: 98%****


Type: capped pistol grip/ double diamond**** LOP: 13 3/4"**** LOP To End Of Wood: 13 3/8"**** DAH: 1 1/2"**** DAC: 1 9/16" **** Cast: 1/8 On Heel 1/8 Off Toe**** Checkering Condition: excellent**** Butt Treatment: Black winchester plate****

There are more photos upon request. We offer a 30 day mechanical warranty on this fine firearm. Call us for full details. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER FINE VINTAGE FIREARMS.

Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost)**** Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.**** Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only**** Shipping & Insurance: Ground $55.00 We ship internationally!**** Item Condition: Used**** Requires FFL?: Yes****

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Condition: Used, Minor Wear
Brand: Winchester
Caliber: 410 Gauge
Location: MI

Trades Accepted: Yes.

LET ME SELL YOUR GUNS!!! As you can see, I do a thorough job, am nationally known, and have hundreds of existing customers looking for your gun! Federally licensed dealer of Classic American Doubles, i.e. Fox, Parker, Ithaca, L.C. Smith, Lefever. Guns must be shipped to licensed dealer. Layaways accepted. No returns on layaways. I BUY SHOTGUNS, COLLECTIONS OR ONE AT A TIME.

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Item #: 901508000
SKU: 62599
Seller Since: Jan. 2002
Seller Level: Trusted + Local Connect
This seller is an FFL
City: Grand Rapids
State: MI
Phone: 616-292-6240
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