SOLD FOR: $1250
Model: 870 Wingmaster
Serial Number: D353389W
Year of Manufacture: 2000s
Caliber: 16 Ga. 2 ¾” Shells
Action Type: Magazine Tube Fed Pump Action Shotgun
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “*16 GA 2 ¾” and “DW”. The left side of the receiver is marked “Remington 870” and with the serial number. The right side of the barrel is marked “REMINGTON ARMS CO. ILION, N.Y.” and also has magnaflux, proof, and test marks. The right side of the receiver is marked “WINGMASTER”.
Barrel Length: Nominal 26” Vent Rib, Actual Measurement 25 ½”
Choke: The barrel is threaded for chokes and currently installed with an Improved Modified choke.
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a white bead in a base set on the rib at the muzzle. There is a smaller bright metal alignment bead at the midsection. The rib and top of the receiver are serrated for glare reduction.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are checkered wood with a pistol grip, straight comb, and finger groove forend. There are a few light marks from use and storage. The checkering is strong with some light rub wear and a few little compressions, mostly on the forend. The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the solid brown rubber Remington buttpad. The buttpad has some light handling wear. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright with some scattered little patches of very light surface erosion.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are a few little marks. There is a little light scratch on the right side of the barrel at the markings. There is some discoloration from oxidation on the magazine tube cap. The pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: In 1950, Remington introduced a modern, streamlined, rugged, reliable, and relatively inexpensive shotgun – the 870. They reached two million guns by 1973 (ten times the number of Model 31 shotguns it replaced). As of 1983, the 870 held the record for the best-selling shotgun in history with three million sold. This one is a Wingmaster and has a 26″ barrel with removable chokes. It has hardly any wear and has a great bore and smooth action, perfect for the field. Please see our photos and good luck!