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  1. BillM replied to the thread Famous Aviators Presentation Shotgun.

    Pocatello? Pappy was born in Coeur d'Alene. The Pappy Boyington Field Musuem is in Hayden ID. The gun turning up anywhere in...

    Jul 30, 2020 at 10:09 AM
  2. BillM replied to the thread Famous Aviators Presentation Shotgun.

    It appears that the local newspaper was the Okanogan Independent. 1905-1975 Here is a link to sources that may have archives of that...

    Jul 29, 2020 at 10:53 AM
  3. BillM replied to the thread Famous Aviators Presentation Shotgun.

    A little weird but not unusual. The first source I hit said 1945. Yours 1942. Winchester Arms Collectors says 1943. If the date of...

    Jul 29, 2020 at 10:44 AM
  4. BillM replied to the thread Famous Aviators Presentation Shotgun.

    From the serial number it is a late 1945 mdl 12. Did find this, which does tie Boyington to Okanagon in 1945: From here Boyington...

    Jul 28, 2020 at 10:12 AM
  5. BillM replied to the thread Famous Aviators Presentation Shotgun.

    Picture and text of the medallion? Pics and serial number of the shotgun?

    Jul 27, 2020