Where can I buy a vintage Belgium double barrel shotgun?
WPG MB. CND This type of shotgun was sold by both sears and eatons and a host of other stores primarily in Canada. They are actually quite common and usually go for beteen $150 -$200 at auction.They were a good quality shotgun. I have one in 12 gage,purched from the Hudson Bay Co. Sorry but there is nothing Damascus about this shotgun.
What was the maximum service load for a Belgian shotgun?
Valid Type of Proof 1897-1903 Maximum service load for shotguns having Mark identifying the Belgian Proof House 1924-> Applied to all guns made but not proofed 1924-> Applied to all gun not made in Belgium b
What kind of shotgun is Alex Henry Edinburgh?
Very fine side by side hammer shotgun. Damascus barrels measure 28″, have a fine pattern, and are marked “Alex Henry Edinburgh”. Receiver, hammers, trigger guard and lever are engraved with a tendril motif. Action works properly. Stock is an English straight style and is nicely figured walnut.
What kind of shotguns were made before 1899?
Antique Shotguns (Pre-1899): Belgian Shotguns, Side by Side Shotguns Our inventory of antique shotguns is made up of shotguns manufactured before 1899, including English, French, and Belgian shotguns. Side by side shotguns of this era are highly collectable and our inventory changes frequently.
Where is the bore mark on a Belgium double barrel?
SO far as I know, the mark was normally placed on the side of the action, toward the rear stock. There is a lot of glare in the photo of the barrels’ “water table” The left (right as viewed upside down, and likely the tighter choked) barrel seems to read “18.4 (bore size in mm) choke 18.2”.
What kind of shotgun is a double barrel?
A 12 gauge Francotte double barrel shotgun Serial A 12 gauge Francotte double barrel shotgun Serial no. 86322, 12 gauge. 28 inch barrels marked Von Lengerke & Detmold/U.S. Agents New York. Concave, HAMILTON DOUBLE BARRELL SHOTGUN.
What kind of barrel was made in 1924?
1924 is a bit late for Damascus barrels. Are you sure they are Damascus and not perhaps fake Damascus made by etching a spiral pattern on solid steel barrels for those who liked the look of Damascus? Laminated steel is just another form of Damascus, made without the initial twisting of the rods. It is no stronger than any other built-up barrel.
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.
What was the price of a double barrel shotgun?
Though sidelocks are currently much more expensive to make, they were competitively priced during the classic double gun period because all guns were basically handmade anyway. Today, quality 12-gauge field grade guns from all the American makers during this era can be found and purchased for less than $1,000.
When was the LeBeau double barrel shotgun made?
This is a rare 20 gauge August Lebeau double barrel shotgun, side locks, extractors, factory 2 3/4 inch chambers, ordered and shipped in 1912 to Russia. Included is a copy of the factory Ledger sheet …Click for more info
Where did the Delcour DuPont double barrel come from?
If the barrels weigh less than this when you weigh them today, some one has messed with them. The barrels have the trade mark of Delcour-Dupont. Delcour-Dupont was a barrel maker in Nessonvaux, Belgium. Nessonvaux is short drive outside of Liege. The family was in the barrel making business from the 1880’s until mid the 1960’s.