When did Stevens Arms stop making shotguns and rifles?
As a division of Savage, Stevens continued to produce firearms at their Chicopee Falls facility until 1960 when the plant was torn down and Stevens production was moved into other Savage facilities. Savage dropped the Stevens name in 1991 but revived it in 1999 and still uses it today for a number of its low cost rifles and shotguns.
Where does the name Stevens shotgun come from?
Stevens is a brand name used by Savage for a line of shotguns it imports from by Sun City Machinery Co. in China. Stevens Arms was founded in the U.S. in 1864 and purchased by Savage in the 1920s. Since then, Stevens has come to mean a quality shotgun at an affordable price.
What kind of shotgun is the Stevens 320?
The Stevens 320 Pump is the type of weapon you want in a fight. Stevens is a brand name used by Savage for a line of shotguns it imports from by Sun City Machinery Co. in China. Stevens Arms was founded in the U.S. in 1864 and purchased by Savage in the 1920s.
When did the Stevens Model 87 shotgun come out?
Stevens introduced the Model 87 in 1938, which sold over one million units. Further units were sold as the Savage Model 6 by Sears. Starting in 1872, Stevens began producing single-barreled shotguns based on their tip-up rifles and pistols.
When was the Stevens Model 94 single shot made?
Humble guns can have great stories, and this Stevens single shot surely does. The Stevens Model 94 was made in various letter designations from 1937 to 1984. Any of them made before 1968, as I understand it, had no serial numbers, making them pretty much impossible to date. Some, like this one, had Tenite stocks.
When was the Stevens Model 520 shotgun made?
This article relies too much on references to primary sources. The Stevens Model 520 was a pump-action shotgun developed by John Browning and originally manufactured by the J Stevens Arms & Tool Company between 1909 and 1916.