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20 Gauge 3-Inch Magnum Est. Production

All figures from Schwing, Winchester's Finest The Model 21, pages 237 -242

Gauge

# Mfg.

Barrel # Mfg. Grade # Mfg.
12 Mag 222 17.6% 32" 105 8.3% Standard 691 54.9%
12 Ga 534 42.4% 30" 454 36.1% Magnum 345 27.4%
16 Ga 124 9.9% 28" 491 39.0% Skeet 150 11.9%
20 Ga 255 20.3% 26" 208 16.5% Trap 72 5.7%
20 Mag 123 9.8%
Total 1,258 100.0%

Total

1,258 100.0%

Total

1,258 100.0%
1,258

# Made for Stock

1,216 # Made for Special Orders (Schwing, page 242 Chart 8)

Using the figures above I've estimated the number of 20 Gauge, 3-inch Magnum Guns made.

242

20 Ga Mag w/30" F/F  Barrels  =
                            [123 Guns Made for Stock (1,216 Specials x 9.8% of 20 Mag. Made for Stock)]

43

EST # 20 ga mag w/30" bbl  =  [1,216 Specials x % 20 Mag x % w/28" bbls]

46

EST # 20 ga mag w/28" bbl  =  [1,216 Specials x % 20 Mag x % w/28" bbls]

19

EST # 20 ga mag w/26" bbl  =  [1,216 Specials x % 20 Mag x % w/26" bbls]

Jack O'Connor ordered one with 26" barrels

Note the above figures do not include guns made under special order prior to the announcement of the 3-Inch 20-gauge in 1954, see #26,966.

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