"WINCHESTER MODEL 21 FIELD GRADE 2-BARREL SET. SN 21990. Cal. 20 ga. Beautiful field gun with 26" bbls choked WS1/WS2 and 28" bbls choked FULL/MOD. Both have tapered concave matted ribs with the 26" bbls having a Bradley red ivory front bead & silver middle bead and 28" bbls having dbl ivory beads. They have ejectors and it has a blued Winchester sgl selective trigger. Receiver is not decorated. Mounted with very beautiful burl & shell grain feather crotch American walnut with kidney checkered beavertail forearm & straight stock, 14" over a checkered butt. Forearm is numbered to this shotgun while buttstock has number "21781" in channel under trigger guard tang indicating this is a replacement buttstock with orig factory parts. 26" BBLS: Bore diameter: left - .613, right - .613. Bore restrictions: left - .013, right - .002. Wall thickness: left - .022, right - .026. 28" BBLS: Bore diameter: left - .613, right - .613. Bore restrictions: left - .021, right - .011. Wall thickness: left - .024., right - .030. Drop at heel: 1-7/8", drop at comb: 1-3/8". Weight with 26" bbls: 6 lbs. 7.68 oz. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum Fact Sheet identifying this shotgun with one set of bbls with skeet finish with drop at the comb 1-5/8" and drop at the heel 2-9/16" with a "duck" butt. There is no mention of the second set of bbls. Indicates shipment 24 Oct 1949 to Abercrombie & Fitch. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbls retain most of their strong orig factory blue with some slight thinning at muzzle of the 28" bbls. Receiver retains about 97-98% strong glossy orig factory blue with some light edge wear & a few light scratches on bottom. Wood is sound and retains about all of its fine orig factory varnish with a very few, very light handling & storage marks. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bores. 4-59842 JR256 (7,500-12,500)"
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