What is a 12-gauge JC Higgins shotgun worth?
Recently Sold JC HIGGINS 20 shotgun
|$250.00||J.C. HIGGINS JC MODEL 20 PUMP ACTION SHOTGUN 12GA 28″ FULL CHOKE BLUE & WOOD 12 28 INCH ” BARREL Abilene, TX 79602||Used|
|$125.00||OTHER MODEL J.C. HIGGINS 583,20 BOLT ACTION 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN NO CC FEE Denver, CO 80215||Used|
What gauge are shotgun shells?
Shotguns are classified by gauge, which is a measure related to the diameter of the smooth shotgun bore and the size of the shotshell designed for that bore. Common shotgun gauges are 10-gauge, 12-gauge, 16-gauge, 20-gauge, and 28-gauge. The smaller the gauge number, the larger the shotgun bore.
Does shotgun shell size matter?
The length of the shell is another very important number. Not all lengths will feed in all shotguns. The longer the shell, the more shot pellets and powder it can contain. Ne ver use a shotgun designed to load a shorter shell to fire a larger shell, even if the larger shell physically fits within the gun.
What was the model of a JC Higgins bolt action shotgun?
“J.C. Higgins Bolt Action 12-Gauge Model 10 Shotgun” during the 1950s. It was 583.17, 583.18, 583.19, 583.20, 583.21 and 583.22. The product model number is engraved on the barrel of the shotgun. 583.19 is listed in the link you sent. 16 gauges are as well. Lots of flaws by Sears here.
What’s the model number of the J C Higgins 583.2?
583 was the supplier number for High Standard and the .2 designated it as a 16 gauge, 1st year introduction. and so on. There is some confusion as to the origin of the design.
How much does A J C Higgins gun cost?
According to Guns Magazine, these guns originally retailed for $29.95, and for .45 cents more, Sears would throw in a case and cleaning kit…..That is about $400 and $6 in 2017 monies… This particular gun is a 583.2 (1st year, 16 gauge), it was made in 1946 and was one the first to carry the J.C. Higgins name.
Is there a recall on J C Higgins Model 10?
One interesting note, Sears issued a recall on the 12 gauge model 10s, due to the receiver failing at the bolt handle lug, causing the bolt to eject into the shooters face. The recall only covered the 12 gauge models as the smaller gauges didn’t seem to fail.