Fall 2023 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction
November 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2023
This auction will feature an outstanding collection of items spanning multiple categories including Modern, Military, Sporting, & Antique firearms & militaria! Below is just a small grouping of select highlights from the massive offering to be featured in this upcoming sale!
WINCHESTER MODEL 21 GRAND AMERICAN UPGRADE 4 BARREL SET WITH CASE AND LETTER
Cal. 12 Ga. 2-3/4″
Barrel sets include 12 Ga. 26″ choked IC & Mod, 28″ choked skeet 1 & 2, 28″ Mod & Full and 30″ Mod & Full. All chambers are 2-3/4″ except the 28″ Mod & Full which has 3″ chambers. All barrel sets have Winchester info on left sides and have 3″ triangles of scroll engraving at breech ends and are S#’d with the action. Factory letter indicates 3 sets of barrels were fitted to a field grade action in 1979-80. Information regarding the 4th barrel set and custom carving and engraving is unknown. Blued standard type action with Winchester info on engine turned watertable is fitted with non-automatic safety and blued single selective trigger. Action is engraved and gold inlaid in Grand American style with near full coverage varying size scroll within geometric borders. This scroll surrounds circular and oval scenes of dogs and birds; major subjects are rendered in semi-relief gold with setter on left, pointing pointer on right, pair of pheasant feeding on ground on trigger plate and a spaniels head on trigger guard bow.
Gold inlay is well done and nicely detailed. Fences are engraved with oak leaves. No engraver’s signature is found. Pistol grip cap is engraved to match and has gold inlaid rope type outline. Pistol grip stock of stump figured American walnut measures 14-1/4″ over black thin leather covered pad. Grip checkering is of 21 B carved type with fleur-de-lis and ribbons through pattern. Barrels are serviced by two matching beavertail forends marked “1” & “2” on engine turned irons with corresponding numbers on loops. Forends are braced but do not have contrasting forend tips.
MEASUREMENTS: 30″ BBLS: STOCK: DAH: 2-7/16″. DAC: 1-1/2+”. CAST: neutral. LOP: 14-1/4″. WEIGHT: 7lb. 12oz.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: gun and all 4 barrel sets are housed in red ABS “Frigon Gun” case. Each barrel set and action has a custom Browning shop bag.