"WINCHESTER MODEL 21 SKEET GRADE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 9460. Cal. 20 ga. Fine early model 21 with 26" bbls choked WS1/WS2 with tapered concave matted rib, Bradley red ivory front bead, silver middle bead, ejectors & a blued Winchester sgl selective trigger. Floorplate is marked "SKEET". Mounted with highly figured burl American walnut with fine kidney checkered beavertail forearm & pistol grip stock with raised side panels, 14" over a checkered butt. Wood is matching numbered to shotgun. Bore diameter: left - .617, right - .617. Bore restrictions: left - .010, right - .004. Wall thickness: left - .028, right - .024. Drop at heel: 2-1/2", drop at comb: 1-3/8". Weight: 6 lbs. 6.4 oz. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum Fact Sheet identifying this shotgun pretty much as found with the main differences being drop at the comb is listed at 1-9/16" and it shows that it was a "standard" grade. It indicates shipment 21 Apr 1936 to Abercrombie & Fitch. CONDITION: Very fine. Retains virtually all of an extremely fine professionally restored finish on metal with minor muzzle edge wear & sharp edge wear on receiver with a small spot of pitting on left fence. Wood is sound with minor nicks & scratches with a small bruise on left side of buttstock and a small gouge on forearm and retains about all of a fine professionally restored finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bores. 4-59844 JR259 (7,500-12,500)"
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