Is the Ithaca Model 72 a lever action carbine?
The Ithaca Model 72 “Saddlegun” is a lever action carbine with a 18.5″ inch barrel chambered in.22LR or.22WMR. They were manufactured for the Ithaca Gun Company by the Erma Werke company in West Germany from 1973 to 1978.
What is the value of a 22 caliber Ithaca single shot lever?
When they came on the market there were three variations – basic, deluxe, and fancy (my terms). I bought the deluxe: walnut stock and forearm, sling swivels and sling, gold plated hammer and trigger. this was my son’s first gun – I paid over 100.00. It is in excellent condition and expect it is worth about 325.
Is the Ithaca single shot a good rifle?
Any of these in magnum will bring a premium over the .22 LR. Yes, the Ithaca Model 49 .22 single is a good little rifle. When they came on the market there were three variations – basic, deluxe, and fancy (my terms).
What was the Model 49 Ithaca Saddle Gun?
Actually, the Model 49 Ithaca Saddle Gun was and is considered to be a highly reliable little singleshot. The Model 49R, on the other hand, was a repeater that was made for only about three years and had a deserved reputation for being a problem gun — problems with loading in particular.
What kind of rifle was the Ithaca rifle?
Then they introduced the Model 49 single shot 22, and after that the Model 72 lever action repeater. But the Ithaca rifle that interested me most was the LSA-55, a centerfire bolt action.”
Where was the Ithaca Model 49 model made?
There have been plenty of “stinger” rounds through it too, but the barrel length is too short. I’ve shot one CCI Quiet 650FPS and I heard the hammer strike over the report. The Ithaca Model 49 and 49R were manufactured in the United States.The Ithaca Model 72 was manufactured in West Germany.
Where was the Model 49 Saddle Gun made?
Unless I am wrong the 49R was made in Ithaca NY and the model 72 was made in East Germany. twin_rotor wrote: Google found most of the following information for me. A person that was a proclaimed smith at Ithaca during the production of Model 49 Saddle Guns said there were no numbering schemes.