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Yes, cordy barrels were made in Belgium, under contract to Simmons Specialties, and the Browning Superposed Book has a chapter on these Yes, cordy barrels were made in Belgium, under contract to Simmons Specialties, and the Browning Superposed Book has a chapter on these
Crown shotguns were manufactured in Belgium. I have read that some of them had Damascus steel barrels, so DO NOT fire modern shotgun ammunition in it.
Focus on the target, ignore the barrels.
One or two, depending on how many barrels the shotgun has.
Your gun was made by the Dumoulin firm in Belgium between 1885 and 1905. Value will be under $250.
$100 to $250 depending on condition.
both barrels are not choked
Store brand shotgun with two barrels, side by side.
No such thing as a 22 Shotgun.
This is a method used to make shotgun barrels in the 1800's and early 1900's. Wires or thin steel strips were wrapped around a mandrel and hammer-welded. Belgian laminated would be one of the least expensive types of laminated barrels.
That would depend on the make and model of the shotgun in question,and the length of the barrel/barrels that came with the shotgun.
I own an old ,early 1900 or older 12 guage hanover arms shotgun,given to me in hanover,pa.It has outside hammer triggers and a twisted steel barrel
They probably denote what choke the barrel has.
WILMONT GUN CO guns were made in Belgium from c.1880 to c.1915. Value is going to be low, with excellent examples under $400. Please do not attempt to fire the shotgun.
Open the barrels and look on the flat part of the watertable (the flat part of the frame where the barrels close up) or the bottom of the barrels for the serial number
Rifle, handgun and shotgun can all have "long" barrels
You risk damaging the barrels if you do.
The cartridges will pop out.
The typical shotgun is over 3 feet in length. The barrels of many shot guns are 3 feet by themselves.
Winchester did not make firearms in Belgium
Try the gunbroker.com, or do a google search on the specific barrel you need. Mid West Guns also carries Browning Barrels.
Degree of choke
From markings and proof marks on the gun barrels and the frame. In some cases you need to remove the barrels, and look on the underside from markings.
Check the barrel and receiver