WINCHESTER 1200

PRICE: R 6,000.00 Incl. VAT
REFERENCE NUMBER: 1292

FEATURES:

MAKE Winchester
MODEL 1200
CALIBER 12 Gauge
ACTION Pump-Action
CAPACITY 4+1
CONDITION Very good used condition

Item Description

FIREARM HISTORY AND FEATURES:

The Winchester Model 1200 pump-action shotgun was introduced in 1964 as a more modern and low-cost replacement for the Model 12, and remained in production until 1983 when it was succeeded by the model 1300.
It was available in barrel lengths of 30-inch and 28-inch and chambered in 12, 16, or 20-gauge.
Variants also included either fixed chokes or Winchester’s Winchoke system, a quick change tube to allow the easy replacement of chokes.
The Model 1200 was also one of the first shotguns to utilize a rotating bolt.

The Winchester 1200 was first offered as a sporting and hunting gun, while the combat variant, known as the 1200 Riot, was widely adopted by a variety of US law enforcement agencies.

This particular model has a polished and checkered, wooden forend and stock, jeweled bolt, and 28″ barrel with fixed, Modified choke.
It also includes a Mershon Recoil Absorber.

FIREARM CONDITION:

This gun is in very good to excellent used condition. It is mechanically sound and functional.
The finish on the barrel is excellent except for a few, small spots of slight surface rust (easily removed).
The finish to the receiver is still perfect.
The condition of the forend is excellent with just a few, tiny scratches, and the stock is still perfect.
The barrel is 28″ long and has a fixed, Modified choke.

FIREARM SUITABILITY:

This firearm is suitable for home self-defense, however the barrel is a little long and possibly unwieldy to use in a confined environment.
An extended magazine tube would also be preferable if it were to be used for this purpose.

This firearm is suitable for use in the following sports:

  • SADPA DMG – however a longer magazine tube would be preferable.
  • IPSC Manual Shotgun – however a longer magazine tube would be required.
  • 3GN – however a longer magazine tube would be required.
  • PIN SHOOTING – Shotgun event – however a longer magazine tube would be preferable.
  • CLAY PIGEON SHOOTING*

*Over-and-under shotguns are generally better suited to clay pigeon shooting

It is also suitable for wing-shooting and bird hunting.

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