You are looking at a Smith & Wesson Eastfield Model 916-A, 12 gauge pump-action shotgun manufactured in Springfield Massachusetts. These models were discontinued in 1972. The gun has a solid-frame with a 20" plain barrel which is chambered for 3" shells with a CYLINDER bore. The bore is in excellent condition. The gun has a raised, fixed front sight and adjustable rear sight with a tang mounted safety.
Blue is 90-95% with some minor spots of surface rust pitting on the left-side of the receiver (see photo #12 from the top). There are also a few thin scratches in the sides of the receiver and a small wear mark in the blue on the right-side of the receiver where the inside of the forearm makes slight contact with the receiver (see photos).
These guns have a plain hardwood forearm and pistol grip stock. The forearm and stock have a satin finish and both are in excellent condition with no cracks. There is a S&W rubber recoil pad on the stock. LOP is 14". The gun also comes with it's original slip-top cardboard box and Owner's Guide. The front-side of the box top is torn and there is a piece of cardboard missing where top was torn from the staple that held the box top on the bottom (see photo #15 from the top). The Owner's Guide is a bit yellowed but overall in good condition with no rips or tears.
Overall the gun is in excellent condition mechanically and in appearance. Serial #8B2318. STK. #11371.
This Model 916-A is in great shape and would make a great home defense weapon. These guns were discontinued in 1972 so don't miss out on this one!
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