When was the 410 bore invented?

When was the 410 bore invented?

.410 bore
Produced 1874–present
Case type Rimmed, straight (optional plastic)
Bullet diameter .410 in (10.4 mm) (slug)

What gauge is a 410 bore?

67½ gauge
410-bore shotgun is the only exception to the gauge designation for shotguns. It has an actual bore diameter of 410/1000ths of an inch, which is approximately equivalent to a 67½ gauge.

Why is 410 not a gauge?

410-bore shotgun is indeed a caliber, not a gauge. 410 bore).” Shotgun gauges were originally determined by the equal number of balls cast from 1 lb. of lead that would pass through the barrel. Hence, the 16 gauge would allow 16 balls weighing 1-oz.

Is the J Stevens 410 pistol well made?

The Stevens pistol is written as ” not well made” Iver Johnson, Crescent and H&R also made shotgun pistols during the same time period. Click to expand… However, H&R made a “Handy Gun” .410 pistol with a foreend.

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.

How are the barrels on a Stevens 22-410?

I recall that the barrels were brazed together not soldered together. It was possible to hot blue the brazed barrels on the 22-410’s. Keep in mind that the values given are for its current condition–reblue it or strip/sand/refinish the wood and the value drops.

Are there any numbers on a J Stevens shotgun?

*** There are NO other numbers, letters, or manufactured markings ANYWHERE on the gun, with the exception of the butt-plate, which has the capital letter “S” STEVENS logo. If you want pictures, please just ask, and I will respond quickly. Thanks!!! Welcome to the forum.