Designed by T.C. Johnson, The Model 12 slide action shotgun is the first as well as most popular hammerless slide-action shotgun made by Winchester. From 1912 until first discontinued by Winchester in 1963, nearly two million Model 12 shotguns were produced. The Model 12 was an entirely new design with a tubular magazine loaded from the bottom and an ejection port of the right side of the firearm. Unlike cheaper guns of the period, the Model 12's parts were forged and machined from solid steel, creating a dependable and long-lasting gun. The 1912 also differs from most modern pump-action shotguns in that it has no trigger disconnector, meaning a shot is fired each time the action closes with the trigger depressed. This speedy response was one reason that the military chose to use the Model 1912 in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. This 1914-manufactured 20-gauge features a front bead sight, a cross-bolt safety, and a fixed modified choke. Its wood, metal, and bore are in fair condition.