Ithaca Gun Company M37 Featherlight 28 Gauge Pump Action Shotgun

SOLD FOR: $1350

WYOA#: WY230308RS002

Make: Ithaca Gun Company

Model: M37

Serial Number: M3728101214

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Gauge: 28 Gauge, 2 ¾” Chamber

Action Type: Pump Action Shotgun fed by Tubular Magazine

Markings: The right side of the receiver is marked, “Ithaca Gun Company”.  The left side of the receiver is marked, “28 GAUGE”.  The right side of the chamber is marked “PT 7800”.  The left side of the chamber is marked, “UPL 28 M37 FEATHERLIGHT R 28 GA  2-¾” CHAMBER READ OWNER’S MANUAL ITHACA GUN COMPANY UPPER SANDUSKY OH MADE IN U.S.A.”.  The bottom of the pistol grip is marked, “ITHACA”.  The buttpad is marked “Decelerator”.

Barrel Length:  27.5” Barrel Rib.

Choke:  Full.  Threaded Adjustable Choke.  Comes with two Ithaca Gun Plus MOD and IC Chokes.  (Total of 3 chokes).

Sights / Optics: The top front of the barrel rib is mounted with a fixed brass bead.  The barrel rib is serrated to reduce glare.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stocks are two-piece checkered wood featuring a checkered forend, a traditional pistol-grip, straight comb and rubber Decelerator buttplate. There are some light scratches and compression marks on the stock. There are no chips or cracks.  The LOP measures 13.75” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The buttplate has two small holes in it.  and some rub on the heel. The stocks are in Fine overall condition.  The checkering is crisp.  There are a few peaks that have been dulled.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright. There is no erosion.

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is light operation wear on the magazine tube.  The screw heads are well defined. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun is in Very Good condition.  There are some light scratches on the barrel and receiver.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.  The action is smooth and the trigger pull is crisp.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Comes with a total of 3 chokes.

Our Assessment: The Ithaca M37 is a pump action shotgun that has been around for decades, and it has earned a reputation for its reliability and durability. This particular model, chambered in 28 Gauge, is a rare gem that’s perfect for those who want something a little different from the more common 12 or 20 gauge shotguns.

One of the standout features of the Ithaca M37 is its bottom-loading and bottom-ejecting design. This makes it great for both right-handed and left-handed shooters, as spent shells are ejected downward, away from your face and out of your line of sight. It also allows for smoother and faster loading, as you can keep your eye on the target while loading shells into the magazine tube.

The M37 features a 28-inch barrel, which is perfect for those who want a little more reach and accuracy, especially for hunting or clay shooting. It has a capacity of 4+1 rounds, giving you plenty of firepower when you need it. The shotgun has a simple and classic look, with a walnut stock and forend, and a blued finish on the receiver and barrel.

The action on the Ithaca M37 is buttery smooth, thanks to its pump action design. It’s reliable and easy to operate, making it a great shotgun for both experienced shooters and those new to shotguns. The 28 Gauge chambering gives you a unique blend of manageable recoil and effective shot pattern, making it a great option for small game hunting, bird hunting, or even home defense.

Overall, the Ithaca M37 Pump Action Shotgun in 28 Gauge is a hidden gem in the shotgun world. It’s reliable, durable, and offers a unique shooting experience with its bottom-loading and bottom-ejecting design. If you’re looking for a shotgun that’s a bit different from the norm but still delivers in terms of performance, the Ithaca M37 in 28 Gauge is definitely worth considering.  Please see our photos, specs below, and good luck on your bid!

Ithaca Gun Company M37 Featherlight 28 Gauge Pump Action Shotgun
Ithaca Gun Company M37 Featherlight 28 Gauge Pump Action Shotgun