What kind of rifle is the Stevens favorite?

What kind of rifle is the Stevens favorite?

One rifle I had never owned is a Stevens Favorite, a .22 that I have admired for several years. Others in our group were buying used Favorites, mostly the Model 1915, and using them as-is or having the old guns restored. A restored Favorite seemed to me a perfect way of getting well-equipped for more good .22 shooting.

How much does A J Stevens rifle cost?

J. Stevens Favorite 25 Cal Single Shot Rifle J. Stevens Favorite 25 Cal Single Shot Rifle Takedown falling block action. 24″ octagon barrel. Serial # 260 (II) FFL fee of $20 per firearm & paperwork

Where is j.stevens arms and Tool Company?

STEVENS ARMS CO., J. Location: Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts. In 1864, this firm began doing business as J. Stevens & Company. In 1888, it was incorporated as J. Stevens Arms & Tool Company. It operated as such until 1920, when it was taken over by Savage Arms Company. It has operated as an independent division in this organization since.

When did Savage gun company buy out Stevens?

Savage bought out Stevens in 1920 and continued to make the Stevens models with the Savage Trademark. a friend of mine has this old rifle. it’s a j stevens model 1915 single shot lever action 22 rifle. my friend wants me to fix the gun up. make it a shooter.

What’s the serial number on a Stevens 22?

Forum ‘ started by Nick Stein, Apr 13, 2018 . A good friend of mine gave me a Stevens Favorite .22 rifle for my birthday. I am trying to figure out the date or approximate date of manufacture. It has a serial no. 326 under the lever. It is a full octagonal barrel with walnut stock and fore end. The markings say J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co.

How much does a Stevens 22 Long Rifle cost?

$ 3,875. Stevens Favorite boy’s rifle in 22 Long Rifle. The barrel has been relined and is fitted with a Beech front sight and has a Stevens Tang sight that will bring $400.00 by it’s self.The butt stock has a …Click for more info STEVENS VISIBLE LOADER 22Cal.

How big is the barrel on a Stevens favorite?

Stevens Favorites were take-downs; the longest part is the 22-inch barrel. BUT BEFORE MOUNTING the Marble’s tang sight on the rifle, I boxed up the gun and sent it to C. Sharps Arms to have the barrel reblued and the action color casehardened.