Winchester Model 12 – 16 Gauge PIGEON GRADE # 5 ENGRAVED W/GOLD, FACTORY DOCUMENTED

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Winchester Model 12 – 16 Gauge PIGEON GRADE # 5 ENGRAVED W/GOLD, FACTORY DOCUMENTED   Guns > Shotguns > Winchester Shotguns - Modern > Pump Action > Trap/Skeet
Description: Winchester Model 12 16 Gauge Shotgun

16 Gauge PIGEON GRADE, # 5 ENGRAVED W/GOLD, FACTORY DOCUMENTED

General Specs: Winchester, Year 1955, 16 Gauge, 7lbs, Pump Shotgun

Serial Number: 1633682

What an amazing Winchester we have here! You can read the title line and that is just the beginning. First, let me note that to find ANY DOCUMENTATION ON A MODEL 12 ENGRAVED GUN IS RARE AS HELL. Cody Firearms Museum, nor any other organization, has the records on the Model 12 Winchester. One of the factory engravers, Nick Kusmit, kept records of his work while employed by Winchester and you can find a list of the guns engraved by him in Dave Riffle’s definitive book “The Greatest Hammerless Repeating Shotgun Ever Built; The Model 12 1” on pages 170-174. This particular gun, sn1633682, was engraved by Kusmit in June of 1955 and can be found on page 172 of Riffle’s book. THIS IS NOT JUST ANOTHER MODEL 12! Here is one of the finest Model 12 guns you will ever witness; a PIGEON GRADE, SKEET, WITH 30” VENT RIB BARREL, AT LEAST 3X WOOD, B CARVED CHECKERING PATTERN, NO. 5 ENGRAVED WITH 7 LARGE GOLD INLAYS, NICK KUSMIT INITIALS AT THE BASE OF THE TREE ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RECEIVER, FACTORY NEW, UNFIRED, WITH THE BOX AND PACKING PAPERS, COMPLETE WITH AN INTACT END LABEL DOCUMENTING THIS GUN, AND IN A 16GA. NO LESS! The box is genuine, with the correct stamps and date markings, and the gun is indisputably correct and untouched factory original condition. Winchester collectibles have always had a very strong following, and this gun will appeal to the fussiest of purist collectors all the way down to a guy that wants a very special gun to shoot clays and upland birds. I know many will say you can never shoot a gun like this, but I just had a guy buy a $50k Holland & Holland and had me cut the stock to 13” and add a rubber pad! Shooters or collectors alike will want this gun as it is the ultimate investment gun, with extreme rarity, highly desirable features, and solid documentation. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of the finest Model 12 guns you will ever witness. Thanks for looking.

Barrels

Barrel Length: 30"***** Chokes: WS1***** Bores: perfect mirror***** Bore Diameter: 0.672***** % Blue: 100%***** Chambers: 2 3/4"***** Ribs: donut post vent rib***** Sights: silver middle, red bradley front*****

Action

Case Color: blue 100%***** Screws: perfect***** Engraving: #5 w/gold, Nick Kusmit initials; in book***** Trigger Type: single 100% blue***** Trigger Guard Color: 100%*****

Stock

Type: capped pistol grip; xxx b carved; high figure***** LOP: 14 1/4"***** LOP To End Of Wood: 14"***** DAH: 2 1/2"***** DAC: 1 1/2"***** Cast: 0***** Checkering Condition: b carved perfect***** Butt Treatment: factory plate*****

There are more photos upon request. We offer a 30 day mechanical warranty on this fine shotgun. Call us for full details. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER FINE VINTAGE FIREARMS. Just open one of my ads and click on the line that says “see all items from this seller” and a very nice list of fine sporting and collectible arms will appear. I have many more fine sxs shotguns not yet listed. Thanks for looking!

We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase.


Condition: Used, Minor Wear
Brand: Winchester
Caliber: 16 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.

Shipping Notes: Payment Methods: Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer***** Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.***** Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only***** Shipping & Insurance: Ground $200.00 We ship internationally! (**NOTE that most all of this is INSURANCE. If you have your own, we could arrange your insurance covering it.)***** Item Condition: Used***** Requires FFL?: Yes*****

Item #: 990715948
SKU: 1633682
Seller Since: Jan. 2002
Seller Level: Local Seller Promotion
This seller is an FFL
City: grand rapids,
State: MI
Phone: 616-292-6240
Price:
$19,950.00


Shipping: $200.00 (or FREE in-store pick up!)
Accepted Payment Methods: Check Money Order
Returns: 3 Days

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