Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Cased L.A.P.D. Commemorative Ithaca Model 37 Featherweight Slide Action Shotgun.
    Serial no. LAPD-1251, 12 gauge, 28-inch barrel with ventilated rib and fixed front bead sight. Blued finish. Elaborately scroll engraved receiver. Right side reading: TO PROTECT AND TO SERVE, along with three Los Angeles crests. Left side reading: CITY OF LOS ANGELES / 200TH ANNIVERSARY / 1781-1981 / COMMEMORATIVE. Each side accented in gilt. Checkered walnut pistolgrip stock and fore-end. Badge style grip cap marked: POLICE OFFICER / LOS ANGELES POLICE. Factory ventilated rubber recoil pad. Sold along with an extra 18 1/2-inch barrel, with fixed front and rear sights. Each barrel marked: L.A.P.D. COMMEMORATIVE. Contained in custom fitted case with literature. According to research, this is 1 of 1299 made in 1981.

    Condition: Very good to excellent. Overall showing scattered signs of handling wear and fine patches of pitting. Minor scuffs and dings to wood. Noticeable ding to base of stock at recoil pad. Action good. Bright bores. Normal age and storage wear to case.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    9th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 799

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 13 days left to consign to the 2020 April 23 Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,016,674