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    *12 Gauge Winchester Model 21 Double Barrel Shotgun with Gold Inlays - Three Barrel and Two Fore-end Set. Serial no. 27487. 12 gauge. 28-inch barrel (2 3/4 - 3 inch, Mod, Full) with matted concave rib. 28-inch barrel (2 3/4 inch, WS-1, WS-2) with matted flat rib. 26-inch barrels (2 3/4 inch, Mod, Imp. Cyl) with matted concave rib. All barrels with the maker's name on the side of the barrel and numbered to the gun. Barrels with 3-inch wedges of foliate scroll engraving at breeches. Blued side panel action engraved with Winchester 21-6 pattern of foliate scroll and game scenes with gold inlays in the ovals. Gold inlays: Left side: a setter, right side: a pointer, floorplate: a pair of pheasants and triggerguard: a spaniel's head. Ejectors. Single selective trigger. Automatic safety. Finely checkered pistolgrip stock of dark well-figured walnut. Winchester 21 B pattern checkering with fleur-de-lis and banding. Steel grip cap and maker's buttplate. Two beavertail fore-ends, a skeet style and a field style, numbered to the gun, both with 21B checkering with fleur-de-lis and banding. Furniture engraved with foliate scroll. Orange plastic Italian trunk case with "Pigeon Gun" on the lid. Blue faux chamois interior.

    Data: 28-inch concave rib: Barrel Dimensions: Bores: 0.731/0.732 inches. Chokes: 0.012/0.036 inches (Modified/Full). Chambers: 3 inches. Minimum wall thickness: 0.030 inches. 28-inch barrel with flat rib. Data: Barrel Dimensions: Bores: 0.732/0.732 inches. Chokes: 0.004/0.013 inches (Cylinder/Modified). Chambers: 2 3/4 inches. Minimum wall thickness: 0.027 inches. Data: 26-inch barrels. Barrel Dimensions: Bores: 0.731/0.731 inches. Chokes: 0.009/0.016 inches (Improved Cylinder/Modified). Chambers: 2 3/4 inches. Minimum wall thickness: 0.027 inches. Stock Dimensions: Pull: 14 inches. Drop at comb: 1 1/2 inches. Drop at heel: 2 1/4 inches. Cast:. None. Weight: 7 pounds, 10 ounces (28-inch barrels).
    Condition: Excellent. 28-3 inch barrels show 99% bluing with excellent bright bores. 28-inch flat rib barrels show 99% bluing. Excellent bores, right bore shows some frosting near the muzzle. 26-inch barrels show 99% bluing. Right barrel shows a very small dent on the top and bottom. Excellent bright bores. Action shows 99+% bluing. Stock shows very few slight marks. Both fore-ends show a very few light marks. Case in excellent condition.

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    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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