How much is an Essex 12 gauge shotgun worth?
I believe Essex was one of the trade names used by the Crescent Firearms Company back in the early 1900s – essentially they were low end affordable shotguns. I have an Essex 12 gauge shotgun, I would probably put the value right at $50, since it is a very “low end” shotgun. Please describe the item in as much detail as possible.
What’s the brand name of an Essex shotgun?
Vorisek’s “Shotgun Markings” lists Essex as a brand name used on shotguns made for Belknap Hardware of Louisville, KY by Crescent, Stevens, and Harrington & Richardson (3 different companies). Old brand name singles are common and value is low, usually $50-$75 as wall hangers. Welcome from Sitka, Alaska!
What kind of shotgun is a 12 gauge?
H&R – Ultra Slug 12 Gauge 3′ Magnum w/24′ Heavy Rifled Blue Barrel & Walnut Stock Shotgun Beretta – AL391 Urika 2 Field 20 Gauge Youth w/24′ Barrel Shotgun
What kind of shotguns are in the Blue Book?
Mossberg – 535 ATS Combo 12 Gauge 24′ Fully Rifled Rifle Sights Hardwood Stock Shotgun H&R – Ultra Slug 20 Gauge 3′ Magnum w/24′ Blue Rifled Barrel & Walnut Stock Shotgun H&R – Ultra Slug 12 Gauge 3′ Magnum w/24′ Blue Rifled Barrel & Laminated Stock Shotgun
Where did the markings on my shotgun come from?
If you have an old gun and the markings on it are E over LG then the gun was made in Belgium. You may try doing a SEARCH and find your gun value. If not, START A NEW THREAD instead of bringing up an old post that has already been answered. THE OLD POST MAY BE IGNORED..
Who are the manufacturers of the Essex shotgun?
Vorisek’s “Shotgun Markings” lists Essex as a brand name used on shotguns made for Belknap Hardware of Louisville, KY by Crescent, Stevens, and Harrington & Richardson (3 different companies). Old brand name singles are common and value is low, usually $50-$75 as wall hangers.
What’s the serial number on an Iver Johnson shotgun?
I recently inherited my grand-father’s Iver Johnson 12 ga. Matted Top Rib Single Barrel Shotgun. Serial Number is ***** XI (found behind the trigger … read more I also have a 410 shot gun. Iver Johnsons Arms and Cycle Works I also have a 410 shot gun. Iver Johnson’s Arms and Cycle Works in Fitchburg, Mass, USA.
When did Crescent f.a.co make shotguns?
CRESCENT F. A. CO. All Models :: Gun Values by Gun Digest Company made good quality inexpensive single- and double-barrel shotguns at its Norwich works, beginning about 1892.
Are there any 16 gauge shotguns still in use?
America’s classic doubles in 16-gauge, such as the Parker, Ithaca, Fox, and L.C. Smith, are in great demand on the used gun market and their prices are high. Still, if there is a bargain to be had in guns, it is in the 16-gauge pumps from years past—the Winchester Model 12, the Remington Model 31, and the Ithaca Model 37.
When was the LC Smith 16 gauge made?
NEW THIS WEEK! This LC Smith field-grade 16-gauge gun, which was manufactured in 1929, has 30-inch barrels, as did only 12% of Hunter Arms production of this grade and gauge. While the barrel length may make t …Click for more info
How do you sell a gun on shootinguk?
If you sell a gun on the ShootingUK Marketplace, you can edit the advertisement at any time. This allows you to drop the price if no one is taking the bait. You can also edit the description, if you find you need to include more information. In addition, you can add footage of you using the gun and photographs.
Can you sell a gun for too much money?
If you want to sell it quickly then a lower price will of course attract more takers. It sounds blindingly obvious but if you ask for too much money, your gun probably won’t sell. When you’ve decided on a price, it’s time to consider the best way to advertise the gun.
When did the 12 gauge shotgun become popular?
By the 1920’s, new progressive burning powders allowed heavier shot payloads, and all of the shotgun gauges took a step up in effectiveness. The 12 gauge was first in sales and the smaller 16 and 20 gauges were gaining in popularity and had passed the 10 gauge.
What was the purpose of the shotgun in the 16th century?
The shotgun was considered a hunting weapon and has no distinct invention date that has been recorded. It was primarily used in fowling by the Britains in the 16th and 17th century and of course onwards into today’s era. There is really no invention date of the shotgun, short of the invention of firearms themselves.
What’s the difference between a.410 and.67 gauge shotgun?
A .410 shotgun shell is technically 67 gauge. The correct designation for these shells is .410 bore (.410 of an inch) and not .410 gauge. It is more of a caliber than a shotgun gauge.
How big is a.410 calibre shotgun cartridge?
Diameter in inches 4 0.935 (cartridges of this size were sold within living memory!) 6 0.919 8 0.835 (became illegal for waterfowl just before World War II) 10 0.775 12 0.729 16 0.662 20 0.615 28 0.550 410 0.410 (actually a calibre, not a gauge) 1.