"WINCHESTER MODEL 21 GRAND AMERICAN GRADE DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 32351. Cal. 20 ga. Fine Model 21 with 28" bbls choked MOD/IMP-CYL with tapered concave matted rib, Bradley red ivory bead, ejectors & blued Winchester sgl selective trigger. Rib is engraved "CUSTOM BUILT BY WINCHESTER FOR A.T. EDWARDS JR." Receiver has full coverage engraving in Style #6 with a raised gold vignettes of a pointer & flying grouse on left side, a setter & flying quail on right side, two pheasants and a flying woodcock on bottom and a spaniel's head on trigger bow, all surrounded by well-executed foliate arabesque patterns with punch dot background. Top tang has "SAFE" in gold and bottom tang has serial number in raised gold. All appended metal is engraved to match with 3-3/4" of matching patterns over chamber areas of bbls and about 1-1/4" on each side of muzzles. MOunted with very beautiful feather crotch, flame grain American walnut with orig "B" carved beavertail forearm and a replacement straight hand stock with "B" carving, 14-5/8" over a checkered butt. Accompanied by Prest burgundy felt lined, oak & brown leather case compartmented in bottom for shotgun, a pair of brass snapcaps & a brass oil bottle with a covered compartment at each end. Also accompanied by an original Model 21 Owner's Manual. Additionally accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter fully identifying this shotgun, as found but with a 14-1/4" pull. It was finished on Sept. 30, 1977 and had a leather covered Style #3 pad and, unusually, only one set of bbls. Rcords also indicate that the owner at the time had sent in two extra sets of bbls to be fitted to this shotgun but there is no indication that work was ever accomplished. Bore diameter: left - .614, right - .614. Bore restrictions: left - .014, right - .011. Wall thickness: left - .036, right - .037. Drop at heel: 1-7/8", drop at comb: 1-1/8". Weight: 6 lbs. 13.44 oz. CONDITION: Extremely fine, stock as noted. Metal retains virtually all of its fine orig factory finish with blue strong & bright. Gold is crisp & clean with no apparent wear. Forearm has had finish laid inside but appears to retain orig finish on outside. Stock is sound and retains about all of its fine custom finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bores. Case is equally new. 4-59897 JR249 (18,000-25,000)"
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