How much is a old double barrel shotgun worth?
DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN shotgun PRICE AND HISTORICAL VALUE A DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN shotgun is currently worth an average price of $1,064.44 new and $651.85 used . The 12 month average price is $1,260.79 new and $662.20 used.
What’s the point of double barrel?
Double barrels also allow you to get a faster follow up shot than a pump shotgun can provide. Although many doubles create more recoil when fired, you don’t need to drop the sights to operate the action before the next shot. This advantage negates the impact of higher recoil for many shooters.
What is the serial number on a Knickerbocker?
On the left side of the gun it is marked KNICKERBOCKER, and on the right side it says; AMERICAN GUN Co. NEW YORK. The serial# on both gun and barrel is 9644 The barrel lenth is 30 inches. The markings on the underside of the barrels is 4 and (what looks like an curved 1) and H.
Where did the Knickerbocker double barrel shotgun come from?
Double barrel shotguns with the name Knickerbocker were made by two makers, Crescent Fire Arms Company of Norwich,CT (1892 to 1932) and the Stevens Arms & Tool Company of Chicopee Falls,MA. The guns were made for and sold by H & D Folsome of New York City a large wholesale sporting goods dealer.
Who was the maker of the Knickerbocker 12ga gun?
The guns were made for and sold by H & D Folsome of New York City a large wholesale sporting goods dealer. Crescent made the guns up until 1915 and Stevens made them after 1915. I can identify you gun as having been made by Crescent.
Are there any great American double barrel shotguns?
They might not be as well-known as some European manufacturers, but there were a number of great American double-barrel shotgun makers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These guns remain highly collectible, and many are also fine shooters. The All-American double shotguns: Parker Guns; A.H. Fox Guns; Lefever Guns; L.C. Smith Guns