ORD Marked WWII Remington Model 11 “RIOT” SHOTGUN
First Auto-Loading Shotgun Produced in the US
Here we present a U.S. World War II Remington Model 11 Semi-Automatic Riot Shotgun, manufactured November 1942. At its inception, this shotgun became the first auto-loading shotgun to be produced in the United States. In 1911, the shotgun was named the “Remington Model 11” and roughly 850,000 guns went on to be sold all the way through 1947 with about 65,000 being produced during World War II. Initially, it was only available in 12 gauge chambering, though 16 and 20 gauge models came along during the years of 1931-1932. The Model 11 was one of the many shotguns used by American forces during World War II. During the conflict, US war-planners procured all manners of weaponry, and the US was one of the few nations that went to war with the firepower of the combat shotgun, which included the “Remington Army Model 11” issued to both frontline combat and guardsmen for anti-riot and prisoner guarding duties.
The stock is marked “FJA”, which are the initials for Frank J. Altwood. Lt Col Frank J. Atwood was assigned to the Rochester Ordnance District and had sole responsibility for inspecting and accepting or rejecting all war material that was produced or manufactured under Government contract in this district from mid-1942 through early 1946. This gun is marked “CSP” on the left side of the frame. Nothing is found referencing the war with these initials, though there are instances found that some of these guns went on to be used by state police throughout the US. That being said, it is highly likely that these were purchased and issued by either the Connecticut, California or Colorado State Police.
The overall condition is very good. The original blue finish is 98%. The markings are clear. The stock has been repaired. The bore is in great shape. The action is excellent. Here is a really neat riot length Remington 11 that was issued during WWII and subsequently placed into service elsewhere!
This firearm is classified as a Curio & Relic.
Barrel is 20 inches.
Caliber: 12 Gauge
Overall condition as seen in photos.
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