An exceptional example of a well engraved sub gauge side by side shotgun. This 28ga 26″ barreled shotgun has a red bead front sight on top of the vent rib. Marked “CUSTOM BUILT BY WINCHESTER” on rib. Underside of barrel is marked “WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL” with chokes, “MOD” and “IMP CYL” Breech and release lever have scroll work, Receiver is adorn with scroll and game scene following the Winchester no. 4 pattern. Left side has ducks taking to flight, underside has two dogs pointing, and right side has grouse in flight. Single gold selective trigger ans automatic tang safety. Selective ejectors. Barrels and water tables appropriately marked with Winchester proof. Water table has lightening cuts. AAA fancy walnut stock and beavertail foregrip are beautifully hand checkered. Butt is also checkered. Condition: Near New, no appreciable wear.Bluing is 99%, Light handling and storage marks if wood finish is scrutinized under magnification. Transitional serial number indicates possible post Winchester assembly. Bore Diameter @ 6″ from muzzle L= .550 R= .550 LOP @ Heel= 14 1/8″ LOP @ Toe= 14 1/2″ Choke= Modified & Imp Cylinder Drop @ Comb = 1 7/16″ Drop @ Heel = 2 1/2″ Weight= 7.2 lbs Cast= Neutral