Make: O. F. Mossberg & Sons
Model: 195 K-A Bolt Action Shotgun.
Serial Number: NSN
Year of Manufacture: circa 1960
Caliber: 12 Gauge 2 ¾”
Action Type: Bolt Action with Removable Magazine
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked, “O.F. Mossberg & Sons Inc. / North Haven, Conn., U.S.A. / Model 195 K-A 12 GA. 2 ¾ INCH”. There is a Circle P proof on the top of the chamber.
Barrel Length: 28”
Choke: An adjustable “C-Lect” choke is factory fitted.
Sights / Optics: The shotgun is mounted with a rear notch sight, and a silver bead front sight on the adjustable choke.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is an oil finish hard wood. There are some small nicks and depressions on the stock, with a 4 inch rub on the left side of the fore end. There are no splits or losses. A stiff red Mossberg ventilated recoil pad is fitted shy to the wood. The Length of Pull is 13 ¾” from the front of the trigger to the rear of the recoil pad. The Stocks rate in Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is dirty but there is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 80% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some surface frosting, scattered thinning and wear to the bolt. A good cleaning with some oil and Fine steel wool will improve this shotgun considerably. The screw heads are barely worn. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Very Good condition.
Mechanics: The bolt and magazine work properly, and the trigger trips the sear. We have not test-fired this gun.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: One 2-round detachable magazine in Fine condition is provided.
Our Assessment: The Mossberg bolt action shotguns have been around for a century now and have earned a reputation for rock-solid dependability in frozen fields, pouring rain, or baking heat. Every year, thousands of hunters flock to the field with these reliable and hardy shotguns, and bring back countless deer, duck, and turkey. They are inexpensive, and they work! Impervious to damage and weather, they are just what you need for a knock around shotgun that will never fail!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This shotgun is legal for sale and transfer in California.
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