What kind of shotgun did Riverside Arms make?
The Riverside Arms Shotguns were manufactured by Stevens. they also made the Springfield and Super Value line of shotguns. The Riverside was made in a hammer and hammerless version. They were made with various barrel lengths and chokes, and in 12, 16, and 20 gauge and 410 bore.
Who was the inventor of the double barrel shotgun?
J. Stevens Arms Company Chicopee Falls, Mass. U.S.A. Patented J. Stevens Arms Company Chicopee Falls, Mass. U.S.A. Patented April 20, 1915 H5345 is all the information I see on this 20 Ga double barrel shotgun.
When did the Stevens double gun get patented?
Stevens No. 225 12 ga High hammers. 1904. Stamped on the Stevens Model 355, and its successor Model 335 hammerless boxlock guns, I see the patent date Mar 19,1907. On the Stevens Model 330 and Riverside No. 315 and Springfield No. 311, which are also boxlock hammerless models, I see stamped the words Patented April 20, 1915.
What was the price of a shotgun in 1915?
They were made with various barrel lengths and chokes, and in 12, 16, and 20 gauge and 410 bore. The values from the 2012 Standard Catalog of Firearms are: Hammer gun,- excellent -$750, very good-$525, good-$400, fair-$250, poor-$200. Hammerless gun- excellent-$575, very good-$450, good-$350, fair-$250, poor-$200.
Where did the Riverside Arms Company get its name?
Some readers may already know that J. Stevens Arms Company got its start in Chicopee Falls, MA and Riverside Arms Co. is indeed a house brand for them. The J. Stevens Arms Company got its start dating way back in 1864. Originally, they were referred to as J. Stevens & Co. Then, in 1866 the name changed to J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.
How big is Gary Stevens 12 gauge shotgun?
As far as Gary’s specific shotgun, he has relayed to me that the barrel is now 30″ in length. Originally, his shotgun was likely a J. Stevens Arms Company Model 94 12 Gauge Single-Shot Break-Open copy. This means the barrel more than likely was 32″ long when it left the factory.
How big is the barrel of a J Stevens shotgun?
Originally, his shotgun was likely a J. Stevens Arms Company Model 94 12 Gauge Single-Shot Break-Open copy. This means the barrel more than likely was 32″ long when it left the factory. This model featured an external hammer, weighed approximately 6 1/4 Lbs and had the adoring moniker of the “Goose Gun” because of the really long barrel.
Where did Riverside Arms Co get its name?
RIVERSIDE ARMS CO was a name used by the Stevens Arms & Tool Company of Chicopee Falls,MA after 1915. They used the name on their less expensive shotguns. The guns were mechanically identical to the more expensive guns but were less well finished and had hardwood stocks and forearms instead of walnut.
What’s the serial number on a riverside shotgun?
The only number we can find on it is 3555 or 5555 that’s located where the gun separates. Any help would be appreciated. Riverside and Riverside Arms Co are names the Stevens Arms Company used on their less expensive shotguns made from 1915 on.