When was the first double barrel shotgun made?

When was the first double barrel shotgun made?

High Grade Shotgun Dates of Production YEAR GUN # W.&C. Scott & Son (Guns in Bold Typeface 1865 1 W.&C. Scott & Son (Guns in Bold Typeface 1868 1000 W.&C. Scott & Son (Guns in Bold Typeface 1871 2000 W.&C. Scott & Son (Guns in Bold Typeface 1872 3000

What kind of shotgun is Bogardus water table?

This is a nicely engraved 12 gauge SXS shotgun marked Bogardus Gun Club Makers and Patentees, London. Nicely checkered pistol grip stock with nice wood. It still has lots of case colors on the locks a …Click for more info On the water table it is marked Nitro Proof.

What’s the name of the Scott double barreled hammer gun?

That post concerned a 10 gauge double with the virtually unknown name of C. K. Weston on its bar action locks. This post is about dating a 12 gauge hammer gun by the well-known and prolific maker W. & C. Scott & Son.

How big are the barrels on a Scott 12 gauge?

To adapt John Campbell’s phrase in The Double Gun Journal (Spring 2011), W. & C. Scott & Son was gunmaker to the gunmakers. Here is the 12 gauge in question. This gun has 30″ Damascus barrels and weighs a tad under 6 3/4 pounds. A Jones underlever locks the barrels to the action.

Cilley and Foster each held several firearms patents, and both were highly qualified in firearms design and manufacture. Production began with single shot tip-up shotguns that had an external side hammer. Double barrel shotgun production was started in 1891.

Where was the Comblain pressure test shotgun made?

The center rib is marked in a flowing S JOSEPH MANTON & SON with another S scroll marking below reading PATENT. 6 HOLLIS ST.REET over another S scroll reading CAVENDISH… This is a very interesting 12 GA Comblain pressure test shotgun. The Comblain rifle was made in Belgium in the 1880s and was used by the Belgian and Brazilian armies.

What kind of gauge does a crescent sidelock shotgun have?

TRADE NAMES (confirmed or possible) used by Folsom imported guns (mostly Belgian sidlocks and identified by proof marks), Crescent (sidelocks), and Crescent-Davis (boxlocks) Crescent made guns may be marked with the gauge followed by a G in a diamond and have barrels of “GENUINE ARMORY STEEL” and stamped “CHOKED BORE.”

How big is the barrel on a Scott and son shotgun?

Overall length is approximately 43”. Has 27” 12 Gauge barrels with steel 20 Gauge liners. The chambers are 2 ¾” and the bores are excellent. The barrels have a fine brown Damascus pattern. The rib is marked “W. & C. Scott & Son”. All action parts have excellent tight scroll engraving.

One significant technological advancement in the history of the shotgun occurred with the invention of the double-barrel shotgun in 1875.

What’s the serial number on a riverside shotgun?

The only number we can find on it is 3555 or 5555 that’s located where the gun separates. Any help would be appreciated. Riverside and Riverside Arms Co are names the Stevens Arms Company used on their less expensive shotguns made from 1915 on.

What’s the value of a Riverside Arms 12 gauge shotgun?

My Father-in-Law bought a 12 gauge Riverside Arms double barrel shotgun and wants to find out what the approximate age and value of the gun is. The only number we can find on it is 3555 or 5555 that’s located where the gun separates.

How big is the barrel on a double barrel shotgun?

For your consideration I am listing an old antique double barrel shot gun barrel. I believe it is a 12 guage barrel. On the top of the barrels it says: NO. 5112 LAMINATED STEEL BELGIUM. There are all kinds of markings on the underside of the barrel. The barrel is 29&1/2″ long. The inside is not that bad.

Where can I buy a new shotgun barrel?

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The first double barreled shotguns most likely emerged in the19th century. Prior to widespread adoption of rifled barrels for solid projectiles (i.e., rifled muskets), a long gun could be used for ball or shot, whichever the user wanted. Somebody, at some point, had the bright idea that adding a second barrel gave you one more shot.

Is there such thing as a double barrelled rifle?

The double rifle, also known as the double-barrelled rifle, is a rifle with two barrels mounted parallel to each other.

Where was the Golden Age of double barrel shotguns?

During the golden years of American double guns, there were several primary companies making guns. All originated in New York State except Parker, in Connecticut, and early Foxes originating in Philadelphia, but later made in New York. The Golden age of American shotguns lasted only about 40 years, from about 1890 until the Great Depression.

Which is the best double barrel shotgun to buy?

The Best Double-Barrel Shotguns 1 Mossberg. Yes, Virginia, Mossberg makes more than the pump-action shotguns found in the back of every patrol car… such as the Silver Reserve double-barrel shotgun. 2 Franchi. The Franchi Instinct L Over and Under is their entry-level model. 3 Browning. 4 Savage Arms. …

High Grade Shotgun Dates of Production YEAR GUN # YEAR GUN # A.H. FOX – 12 Gauge Grade A-F 1907 7500 A.H. FOX – 12 Gauge Grade A-F 1908 7600 A.H. FOX – 12 Gauge Grade A-F 1909 9900

What’s the serial number on a Savage Fox B?

From October 1968 to March 1988 Savage/Stevens/Fox B doubles are serial numbered in a completely new serial number range beginning at A000001. The six digit (always) numbers, stamped only on the left side of the frame, not on the barrels or fore end or on the wood, are preceded by capital letters from A to E.

When was the Last Savage Stevens double gun made?

Since I am interested only in double guns I stopped looking for numbers on Savage’Stevens doubles after 1988 because that’s the year they shipped their last ‘Stevens Model 311′. The highest number I have seen was on 20 gauge Stevens Model 311 Series H serial number E957971.

Is the American 12 Gage a double barrel?

I have come across a double barrel 12 gage and the only thing it has is American Gun Company the serial number has a 2 over the serial 45303. It is a double barrel 12 gage with hammers and is choke bored on both barrels.

Where was the Crescent fire double barrel shotgun made?

I know it was most likely sold by H&D Folsom Sporting Goods of New York from 1893 to 1930 manufactured by Cresent Firearms Norwich, CT. Does anybody have any ideas what a shotgun like this might be worth..? You are 50 % right. The gun is a “Trade Brand Name” shotgun made by Crescent Fire Arms Company of Norwich,CT (1892 to 1931).

Do you need serial number for antique shotgun?

Since an antique shotgun can be worth a lot of money — ranging in value from hundreds to several thousands of dollars — it’s a good idea to use the serial number to obtain as much information about the gun as possible, including its year of manufacture and number of similar shotguns that were produced.