COMING IN DECEMBER 2020
ITHACA VIETNAM ERA MODEL 37 RIOT PUMP SHOTGUN.
inv # 20-1931
Cal. 12 Ga., 2 3/4″
Bbl. 20″ plain Cyl. bore w/ Raybar front sight.
Receiver & bbl. have matching S#’s. Parkerized finish. Top of bbl. & receiver have “P” acceptance marks. Right side of action marked “U.S’. Ring-turn pattern forearm & oil finished walnut stock w/ hard plastic buttplate.
According to old Ithaca records quoted in Walter Synder’s book “Ithaca Featherlight Repeaters”, a unique S# system was assigned to the 1962-1963 government contract. Records shows that 22,000 Riot guns S# S1000-S23,499 were shipped to Oakland Army Terminal, Oakland, CA from 11-27-62 through 1-31-63. Vietnam Era Ithaca’s are among the scarcest US military shotguns.