Who makes Westernfield shotguns?
The original gun was made by Fabrique National of Belgium and was sold as a Browning Auto-5. Others were made by Remington Arms Company and sold as their Model 11. Savage and Stevens Arms company got the rights to make the gun . Depending on the details of the gun it could be a Savage Model 30.33 or 35.
Who made Western field shotguns for Montgomery Ward?
Mossberg manufactured the Western Field shotguns for Montgomery Wards. The Western Field model 550 is identical to the Mossberg 500.
What is the most common shotgun model?
One of the most common shotguns in circulation is the venerable Remington 870. A manual, pump action shotgun, the “870” first hit the civilian market in 1950.
What was the name of the Western Field shotgun?
The Western Field name was a Montgomery Ward brand name. The M550 is “model 550″….it’s a Mossy 500 or an “M500” so to speak. The A means it’s a 12gauge.
Where did the Montgomery Ward Western field M550 come from?
The Montgomery Ward, Western Field model M550 was manufactured by Mossberg, it is a 500. Parts are interchangeable. The suffix, A=12ga, B=16ga, C=20ga, D=28ga(they never made any), E=.410. The second Character “B” means that it was manufactured for a large distributor like Sears, Wards, Kmart…
How much is a western field 12 gauge worth?
There should be a model number on the barrel. Western Field has no collector value according to blue book guidelines. Get the model number and than you could find some base value for it. Depending on shootability and condition, my guess would be $100 tops…..
What is the value of a Mossberg M550?
Most of the places that had a value for the M550 placed it at $100, the highest being $150 ( and that was a “maybe”), that is good to excellent. They don’t hold value as well as the “parent” gun with Mossberg name on it. Life Member, NRA, Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club Disclaimer: I Am Not A Lawyer.