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Sears Roebuck Firearms was the retailer of shotguns, rifles and pistols manufactured by Marlin, Winchester and Springfield. All firearms were labeled as “sporting goods” until the company stopped selling them in 1980.
Baikal shotguns have been around in the UK for a long time now. They are very simple and honest hardworking guns that will give many years of service. I own two Baikal shotguns (both singles) and I often choose them intead of my Beretta 391 semiauto. Prices in the UK for new baikal guns are about: s…
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The J.C. Higgins trade name was used by Sears, Roebuck & Company of Chicago from 1946 to 1962 on firearms and other sporting goods.Arms bearing this tradename were manufactured by a variety of American gunmakers.The 16 gauge was made by Marlin, the .410 by Harrington & Richardson. The .22 by…
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It is a High Standard Flite king, made for Sears.
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J.C. Higgins shotguns were sold by Sears but made by different manufacturers.If, for example, it was one of the guns made by Stevens, that's the part to look for. If your local gunsmith can't get the part, try www.e-gunparts.comYOU CAN TRY http://www.searsarchives.com/products/qu…IT IS HARRINGTON …
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I got mine a year ago for $50 in functional but worn and beginning to rust condition. I have seen some on the internet go as high as $225 In 1962 they sold for 12 dollars. I will pay 150 dollars for one in real good shape. ljones60_77_80@hot mail.com   what model 22? 49 or 72 49s are jun…
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Start with Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms. If you have any interest in old guns, it is well worth the $40 price tag, but your public library probably has a recent copy if you just want to read it once.
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These were sold by Sears and Roebuck.The Model 300 is really a Winchester model 1400.SORT OF The Ted Williams 300 is basically a Winchester 1400, and the TW 200 is basically the Winchester 1200, but certain parts do NOT interchange. The buttstocks and trigger guards, for example.Here is a cross refe…
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Answer Some shotguns were made for Sears Roebuck under contract with Winchester. A superposed made in 1970 would probably have been made overseas, as American craftsmanship had priced itself out of the market but for the very rich. If it's Japanese made, Miroku or others, you've got a gem. (Chec…
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Poly Choke Yes, set choke to cylinder.Yes, you can use slugs in a poly choke gun i have a mossberg new haven model and i use slugs in it all the time just make shure that you open the choke up to mod. or im cyl or just the most open setting on the poly choke it shouldn't matter the your gun is a jc…
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There really is not a way to determine the exact date the weapon was made if there is not a serial number. However, this particular shotgun was created between 1958-1968, and is worth up to $700.
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Charles Daly shotguns were made by several of the best European and American arms makers from around 1875 to the mid-late 1930's by Schoverling, Daly & Gates. These were some of the finest shotguns of the time and can sell for several thousand dollars. In the 1960's and 70's, they were produced …
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I just bought one of these rifles at a gun show. 12/2004. I paid $130 for it. It appears to be in working condition. I have not tested it though. Bore is a little weak, but still in usable condition. I haven't seen a price guide on these rifles, and have no idea of the actual value, But after a con…
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Yes, there has been a recall on the 12 ga. guns for several years. I personally have sent in 3 bolts. The model numbers are 583.13 through 583.22. You can find info on where to call by typing in J.C. Higgins recall on a search engine. I believe it is 800 817-9165. I don't know if the recent merger h…
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Take your gun to a local gun smith or dealor. They should be able to check to see if your barrel is a full choke. If so, they can shorten the barrel and remove the choke. That way it will become a open choke to allow the use of a slug.While they are shortening your barrel have them mount your site a…
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I WOULD SAY A DECENT CONDITION 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN WOULD PROBABLY RANGE FROM 100.00 TO 200.00  I bought mine for 120  I 12 gauge pump shotgun cost me $150.00  I paid 50$ for a model 20 in fair condition. fires fine but needs some TLC, makes a great field gun.  Mine was left to m…
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am i rightAnswer I also have two Ranger- M34- 22 LR rifles. One is my dads, bought his brand new when he was a kid. The way the story goes is that he bought his in 1934 from sears. It is a single shot, barrel is 24 " long, has market on it the(RANGER 22S-L-LR-M34 --made in the USA--), and was made …
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Parts for a Meriden Rifle Meriden Firearms was a subsidiary of Sears Roebuck and operated from 1905 until 1915. There is no source for new parts, but used parts may be available. Simple parts like a firing pin may be made by an experienced gunsmith. See the related links.
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Ranger was a Sears Roebuck trademark. The guns were manufactured by several makers. If you have a model number, you may be able to find it in cross-reference list. If you're referring to the "Ranger 22 long" Pat. MCH 28. 71 May 27. 79 it may have been manufactured by E.L. Dickinson sometime betwee…
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Eastern Arms Company Eastern Arms Co. was a trade name used by Sears Roebuck. The guns were manufactured by Meriden Firearms, J. Stevens Arms, and others. How do you tell who manufactured the Ranger?
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%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% This is a Marlin model 81 wearing a Sears & Roebuck brand name. Can't locate production dates for this model, but somewhere around 1940.   I have an Over & Under "Ranger 103, 12 guage Shotgun. I haven't been able to find it in any of the books.I thought that Ma…
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%DETAILS% Answer Eastern Arms was a Sears Roebuck trade name and the only reference I find listing a .38 revolver says they were made by Meriden Arms, which was a Sears subsidiary and in business only from c. 1905-1915. If your gun has grips marked Forhand Arms, I'd bet that the whole gun was …
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According to the the Blue Book of Gun Values 19th edition(which was published in 1998) your shotgun was manufactured by Winchester for sears and is a model 1200. The 100%(mint condition) value for a field model is listed as $220. The values rise slightly from there as the grades and options improve.
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gunpartscorp.com You can also search for Marlin model 80 parts seeing as how the J.C. Higgins is a clone of the model 80 and Marlin is easier to get parts for. I got a model 80 elevation key for the rear sight from the sight and looked and fit exactly the same as the old one I lost off my J.C.
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The Revelation brand name was used by Western Auto from the 1950's to around 1970 on guns made by various manufacturers.
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Eastern Arms was a Sears Roebuck brand made by their subsidiary company, Meriden Arms, from about 1905-1915. Some may have been made for a few years after that by Stevens. If you have a double barrel in useable condition, it may be worth as much as $200 but a single-shot would go looking for a home …
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%DETAILS% Answer American Boy: Trade name used on firearms retailed by the Townley Metal and Hardware Company of Kansas City, Missouri, c. 1900-1920.
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%DETAILS% Answer If it is really mint (unfired, practically untouched since it was manufactured), it might bring over $200.
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Victor Shotguns The Victor brand name has been used by many firearms manufacturers for a variety of guns, but your single-shot shotgun was most likely produced by Crescent Arms c. 1893-1920. As far as being a promo item, it wouldn't have been manufactured as such, but I suppose some business…
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%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% T. Parker is usually dismissed as "just another Belgian clunker," but I am beginning to think that is only because of the similiarity to a brand name (T. Barker) used by Sears on inexpensive imported shotguns c 1900.A muzzle-loading percussion gun would have been made at leas…
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%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% This brand name was used by Sears Roebuck on guns manufactured by several manufacturers and may have also been sold by H&D Folsom Sporting Goods, New York. With damascus barrels (and exposed hammers?) it was probably made in Belgium sometime between 1890 and WWI.   …
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Neumann Freres was in business in Liege, Belgium from 1863 until 1957. Thousands of their double-barrel shotguns were imported to the US (marked with English "Bros." instead of French "Freres") prior to WWI. Value to a shooter = $0, to a collector = $200 (but only if in as-new condition), to a decor…
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My cross-reference list says this is actually a Harrington & Richardson Model 120. Sears Roebuck sold firearms with the J.C. Higgins brand name from the 1940's into the 1960's or later. H&R only produced the Model 120 during 1941 and 1942. The Sears J. C. Higgins 583.14 was manufactured by …
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%FOLLOWUPS% Not a lot of information. It was a trade name retailed (I believe) by H&D Folsom of New York City. The guns were made by Crescent, Crescent-Davis, and/or Stevens c. 1890-1940.
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%DETAILS% A gunsmith should be able to find or fabricate the parts for you. Check your yellow pages.   I' not sure if you can get new parts or not. I have a LH hammer for a T. Barker. Let me know if you still need one.%DETAILS%   You can't get a NEW barrel unless you have it custom …
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I hope someone answers this. I too have an old Hopkins & Allen 12 GA double barrel that I would like to know the value of. Someone told me that typically, the Hopkins & Allen brand was mostly a mail order product long ago. I've been told that as it was a mail order product, most likely there…
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%DETAILS% Answer Sears 200 series = Winchester 1200. Parts should be available from e-gunparts.com if you can't find them locally.
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Eastern Arms was a trade name of Sears Roebuck. From about 1905 - 1915 it would probably have been made by Meriden Firearms, a company owned by Sears. Later guns were probably made by J. Stevens Arms. But since the low bid got the contract, some were made by Crescent, Iver Johnson, and others. Se…
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%DETAILS% That should be a Savage/Springfield Model 18. If you can't find parts from a local gunsmith, try http://www.e-gunparts.com   i have a sears roebuck bolt action .410 shotgun model 110.1120 3''. i need the shell ejector piece. to get a clip for a shotgun try marlinguns.com.
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%DETAILS% Answer Check the yellow pages for gunsmiths. This shotgun was probably made by Crescent, so he can probably find one in his parts pile. Or, if there are no missing pieces, he can repair yours.
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%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% Eastern Arms was a trade name used by Sears Roebuck on firearms from a variety of manufacturers. The Model 101.7 shows in my cross reference list as being a Stevens 311. If it's a hammerless double barrel, that would be right.   Guy - The stock from a Stevens 5000, 5…
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I can't find either of those models in my cross-reference list. Closest is .5350 or .5380. Both of these are the Savage model 18. I don't know the production years for this model, but a bolt-action is unlikely to have been made before the 1920's and could still be in production.
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Eastern Arms was a trade name used by Sears Roebuck on firearms from a variety of manufacturers. The 94-A would be a Savage single shot. You can check the choke on a 12 guage with a dime. If the muzzle opening is larger = No choke; about the same size = Modified; dime is larger = Full. I have had m…
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%DETAILS% Answer This would be a Stevens product. I can't crossreference 101.15 to a particular model. There are about 60 different Stevens doubles, but they're all about the same three guns - hammerless, hammer sidelock, or hammer boxlock - and the values pretty much the same. In most areas…
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%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% Excelsior double barrel shotguns were made by various Belgian manufacturers c. 1890 - 1914 and I doubt if you will ever be able to identify the exact maker. The crown over the oval ELG indicates it was proofed for black powder after 1893. Damascus is one form of laminated st…
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This was a trade name sold by Sears Roebuck, c. 1900-1940. Probably manufactured by Iver Johnson.
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This was made by Harrington & Richardson. Probably a model 10 or 120. (is this a singleshot? If so, value about $75 or less. If the shotgun you have is a 12ga please do not fire your shotgun and go to this web sight: http://www.firearmsid.com/Recalls/FA_Recalls%203.htm
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%DETAILS% Answer That version of the name places the date of manufacture prior to 1916 and the Electro Steel would suggest no earlier than c 1900. There were several single shot break action models, but I don't see "D" or "o 36" on the list. There were a few "deluxe" models, but the rest are …
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Steven - Parts for the Sears 300 series should be the same as the Winchester 1400 shotgun. Check with a local gunsmith first. If he can't help, try Numrich Gunparts .
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Certainly not old enough to be a collectable. To determine the value, figure about half to 2/3 of the price for the cheapest new bolt action 20 gauge at WalMart.
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Monitor ShotgunsThis was a trade name used by the Paxton & Gallagher Hardware Co, Omaha, Nebraska (1880 to 1935), on guns made by Crescent, Harrington and Richardson, Iver Johnson, and J Stevens. Since it is marked for either 410 or 44, it is probably chambered for 2 1/2 inch shells which are no…
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My brother has a Ted Williams Model 200 12 gauge vari choke shot gun that was our dads. I asked about it at a local gun shop a few years back and was told at that time the gun was in average condition and was worth between 150 to 200 dollars . .
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William, I bought my Ted Williams 200 from Sears in 1972 or 1973. I remember that they had a "sale" on them and I bought mine for around $125. It still works great! ! Ed
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I have a note in my database stating that this name was used by Harrington & Richardson on guns made between 1910 and 1940. actually : Bay State Arms produced firearms from the 1870's to the 1880's. Most of the shotguns were produced from 1890-1910, by a different company under the Bay State n…
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sears guns marked ranger were made before World War 2 those marked J C Higgins 1946 to 1962 Ted Williams from 1963 to 1970 and many were simply marked Sears from 1963 to 1988The Blue Book of Gun Values has a list that cross references many Sears product codes to the actual manufacturers' models. Fro…
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%DETAILS% Answer Eastern Arms was a trade name sold by Sears Roebuck. The guns were actually manufactured by several makers, but the "barrel and lug forged in one piece" is a mark found on the Iver Johnson Champion from about 1909-1927, so if you have a single shot, break action gun, that's wh…
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Sears was paying Ted Williams for the use of his name in the 1960's. To set a value, go to Walmart and find a similar .410 shotgun (bolt action, pump, double barrel, single shot?). Your used gun should be worth 2/3 to 3/4 as much as the least expensive new one they are offering.
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Both of those names are in the list of old shotguns imported from Belgium c. 1900. Probably sold by Sears Roebuck. Laminated steel barrels should be retired. If it has side hammers, it should bring $125-$150 as a mantle decoration.
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%DETAILS% Answer I just purchased a Sears Model 200. It is not a "Ted Williams" model and it is only 2 and 3/4" chamber. I paid $125.00. I'm sure yours is worth more.
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J C Higgins Shotgun The JC Higgins model 20 was manufactured by High Standard firearms company. In Arizona this shotgun,in in good to very good shape, will sell for $150. I bought one from an ol'timer in PA for 50 dollars in fair but operational condition. Same Exact model and stampings. About …
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Ranger was a trade name used by Sears Roebuck c. 1950. Eastern Arms was also a Sears trade name used on guns by a variety of manufacturers. The "105" prefix appears to indicate that yours was made by Harrington and Richardson, but I cannot find a match for this particular code. To determine the valu…
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The Ranger name was used by Sears Roebuck in the 1940's and 50's. I don't show your exact model number in my cross-reference lists, but 103.x was marked on their firearms made by Marlin.According to Brophy in his Book on Marlin Firearms, Sears used the Ranger name prior to WWII on the gun that Marli…
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Jack First Inc 1201 Turbine Dr. Rapid City SD 57703 605-343-9544 has an excellent 2 volume parts catalog that shows this model Answer Over the years, the NRA has published books diagramming the parts of many different firearms. Their website is at www.nra.org/ . If you are a member, keep an eye …
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%FOLLOWUPS% Here are the ones I find: Sears Ranger 30, M30, 102.25 Montgomery Wards Western Field 30, M025, M35, S8033, S833, SB30A
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I can tell you that the pump guns are a very close "copy" of the very fine Remington model 31's and are a joy to use. One of the smoothest pumps ever made. Very good quality and available for very little money on the used market $100 to $200 dollars will buy most of them, the J.C. Higgins version (m…
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The JC Higgins was made Savage Stephens. It is basically the same as the Model 94 by Savage Stephens. It was made from 1937 to the 1980's and to give an exact date of manufacture is almost impossible because there aren't factory records available.
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Ranger was a trade name used by Sears Roebuck, probably from about 1920-1040's. The guns were made by a variety of manufacturers, but a SxS double is most likely a version of the Stevens 311. They should be good utility guns, but nothing flashy or expensive. A 12 gauge should be worth $200-$250. Th…
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Yes, it's a good utility shotgun. Nothing fancy or expensive. It is a Stevens/Savage 311 with the Sears trade name.
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the model 583.16 is a j.c. Higgins "model 10" bolt action. sears has issued a volentary recall on them. at the time of the recall they were offering a $160 "finders fee" for the return of the bolt from the shotgun .
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%DETAILS% Answer Your old Sears Roebuck single shot is worth $50-$75 retail. Since it's probably 80-90 years old, you don't know how well it's been treated over it's life, so before you shoot it, let a gunsmith check it. If he says it's safe, you can use modern shells. Shot size and powder l…
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What is the value and age of a Iver Johnson Canada Ltd Cobourg 12 gua Hercules side by side.
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The shotgun you own is a Savage/Stevens 520 shotgun. It was sold by Sears under a Browning patent. They first started making these shotguns in the 1920s. You can probably find more info by looking into the maker. To find parts, try Numbrich. Their Web site is www.e-GunParts.com. They have diagrams o…
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I've been told that this rifle may be the same as some Marlin .22 rifles. Maybe you can cross reference. I have a Higgins 103 16 .22cal which I was told is the same as a Marlin 80  Iknow that the model 31 is made by High Standard. I think the model 30 is also.  Look up Numrich gun parts.…
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Answer I believe it was a Slide action pump shotgun ( 20 ga. ) made by J.Stevens for Sears. The one I saw was in 20 ga. but it did not say Ted Williams or Sears on it. The Blue Book of gun Values, says ( 20 ga. 3" chamber,5 shot tube ) ,circa 1910 Stevens Model 200 Answer I have a Ted William…
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I just bought one for $125, it's in great shape. They guy I bought it from said he checked in a trader and they range from $100-$150 or so. I've seen as high as $200. I own a couple of them, but I inherited the first one.  I have the mod.20 pump 12 Ga., ventilated rib w/ Choke(var.) & Comp…
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Most if not all of the J. C. Higgins pistols were made by High Standard.There is a web site that claims the JC Higgins model 88 22cal revolver was made in the 1960's 1980's for Sears & Roebuck. And also there were a couple of sites that list the price for this gun between $25 and $75 all the way…
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The rifle was made by marlin in late 50s for sears and roebuck. value. poor-around 350$ to 400$ Fair-Around 500$ Perfect-600$
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The J.C. Higgins line of shotguns is quite common. They were distributed a lot by mail order catalog companies like Sears & Roebuck, Montgomery Ward, etc. They were also made in 20, 16, & 12 gauge models. Not a real expensive piece, but fun to play around with nevertheless.  Correction…
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I have one which is in very good shape. I have never shot the thing as it belonged to my grandfathers cousin and was handed down to me. there was a recall on some of the models but it does not seem that this model was affected. Late 1945 through perhaps 1948.
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Eastern arms was a small in home outfit that built firearms for individuals somewhere in Europe. They manufactured very few firearms, and they where mostly handcrafted. Each gun was an original. Although I have never heard of them creating a 12 guage its not impossible, most of the firearms they bu…
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Early 1960's.There will be a two upper case letter assembly date code on the barrel.http://www.histandard.info/PDF/Sears%20Shotguns.pdf
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I own two JC Higgins bolt action tube magazine shotguns in 20 gauge. I paid $70 for one that I cut down to Shoot slugs and another I paid $60 for with a poly-choke. I like these old shotguns and watch shows for them all the time. 16 gauge seems to be the most common. And a gun in good shape usually …
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I have a ranger model 101.13 that my father bought new in 1946
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Without a model number and the condition of the gun, impossible to answer.
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Not sure exactly as I have one also which was purchased from Sears in 1959. I know that they were not made by Sears but were actually produced by Savage I think and were know as a model 20. I believe if you check the service manual for a High Standard Sport-King Carbine Model A-102, you will find …
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$125 to $175 depending on condition. The shotgun was likely manufactured by High Standard. You can get parts from Numrich Gun Parts, www.e-gunparts.com
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%REPLIES% Answer I have no idea, but I also have a 16 gauge bolt action shotgun that needs a clip so if you find a place to look please let me know. Answer The H&R Gamester boltaction shotgun never used a clip. It is a tubular fed 3-shot shotgun made in 12 and 16 gauges. I have one (mode…
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%DETAILS% Answer TRY HODESCO FOR THE PARTS YOU ARE LOOKING FOR. THE FLUSH VALVE SHOULD BE THEIR PART 60-126. CONTACT THEM AT 1-800-777-6500 OR WEBSITE WWW.HODESCO.COM
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I also have a mod. 45, Lever action 30-30. I have the original owners manual but it does not give any clue to these questions. I have been told by a very knowledgeable person that they are somewhat rare, were made by Winchester and pretty valuable. I have not been able to confirm.  No, that is…
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Answer It was made by High Standard in 1961. It shipped from High Standard as a catalog number 130 on 7/5/1963 Onother gun inthat shipment was serial number 629, 060 whis probably in inventory in mid 1957 . Some guns hung around in inventory for quite a while before shipping.
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This gun would have been manufactured by High Standard, but I cannot cross reference it to a particular model. With the HS name it would retail for something between $200 and $400. With the Sears trade name it is likely to be one of the lower priced HS models and would retail for about $150-$200 act…
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Answer I was 5 years old in 1957 when my Dad helped me hold and aim his J C Higgins model 36 22cal rifle (which I own today). When I was about 12 years old I asked him when he got his rifle. He said his dad bought it for him when he graduated from high school in 1945. http://www.histandard.info/…
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there is some discussion about that model of rifle. according to my research the model 29 and 30 were actually made by Higgins along with two shotgun models. the numerich catalog list them as made by Higgins. the model 31 was made by high standard for sears. some say that j c Higgins was just a guy …
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The exact age I don't know but I have my grandfathers Ranger 102.35 in Sn: 21683K in excellent condition. I'm 69 Yrs. old, my grandfather let me fire it when I was just 9 Yrs. old. To the best of my knowledge he had the rifle for quite some time prior to my first shooting lesson. Extremely accurate.…
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Parker shotgunDoes the gun say "Thos Parker" or "Fine Twist" on it? If so it is most likely an import from Belgium made by Henri Piper. Most I have seen have been dated to around 1880-1900. These were inexpensive catalog guns. You would surprised how many of these guns still are around today. I have…
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Diamond Arms was one of the many house brand names used by Crescent Arms, which went out of business in 1932. Manufacture records have been lost, and dating is impossible.I have a Diamond Arms Company 12 gauge single shot. The serial number is QT 585. My dad purchased it in 1923. I thought that he o…
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Probably high standard. It is comparable to their supermatic deluxe. According to the 26th edition of the gun traders guide, new in box: $369 and excellent condition: $295, good condition $201. Made in 1966-1975.High Stadnard made the Model 66. IT predated the Suprematic line of High Stadnards that …
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Answer Marlin ** Marlin? Which Marlin ** Ranger was a trade name used by Sears prior to World War II, changing to JC Higgins after the war. I can't think of any bolt-action Marlin .410 model... enlighten me? In the meantime, if the original poster can email digital photos to us we can certainly…
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My 21st edition of Gun Traders Guide lists the sears model 54 in 30-30 at @$155 it was made by winchester, and has as same general specs as the model 94, no model 100 shown. Hope this helps a little. This has got to be the wierdest cooinceident I have ever seen. I too own a Ted Williams Model 100 …
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