Up for sale is a Winchester Model 97 Trench Gun made in 1917 US Property marked serial no. 663712. This model is a take down model and apparently was originally a sporting gun converted during WWI for Trench use and is so indicated by the US Department of Defense marking on the barrel and the receiver. Serial no. indicates that the gun was made in 1917 and the barrel and receiver serial no.'s match. This gun is not a rework and it retains its original blue finish that is starting to acquire a pleasing antique patina. The gun also retains its original WWI leather sling. PA residents add 6% sales tax.