The Stevens No. 200, 20 gauge pump shotgun was the first 20 gauge pump shotgun. It was the brainchild of the famous trapshooter, Charles (Sparrow) Young. Sparrow Young is in the trapshooting hall of fame and was the first shooter to break 100 straight from back yardage. In 1910 he patented the original idea which became the No. 200. Sometime in 1912, George Lewis, one of the higher-ups in Stevens, also filed patents on developments of Mr. Youngs gun that was already being manufactured as the Stevens No. 200. The No. 200 was a hammerless pump 20 gauge which could handle 2 1/2", 2 3/4" or 3" shells at a time when most 20 gauge shotguns were single shot "boy's" guns which could only handle the 2 1/2 inch shell. The Stevens No. 200 was only made from about 1911 to 1914. It only appeared in one Stevens catalog. Based on serial numbers, there were only about 20,000 made. The highest serial number observed is in the 19,8xx range. The Stevens No. 200 operates with a very short bolt which is held in place by a tilting "carrier". It also has two blades which, when the pump is acuated, first keep the shell from rolling out of the partially closed action, and second, seal the hole behind the very short bolt. In all, a very complicated gun. It is a takedown shotgun. There is a special spanner wrench in the end of the magazine tube which can be used to turn an interrupted screw which holds the barrel onto the breech. There is a tang mounted safety like on better grade double barrel shotguns. It weighs from 5 3/4 to 6 1/2 pounds, depending for the barrel length. All barrels are choked "Full" unless the barrel is marked otherwise. The gun was meant to be a combination of a light "field" type gun for upland game with a heavy duck gun (when firing the 3" shells. But, I have been told that before WWI, 20 gauge 3 inch shells could only be bought special order and by the case and that, even then, they really didn't have a heavier charge of shot or powder than the 2 3/4 inch shells. I really like the No. 200.
The Springfield J Stevens arms 20 gauge shotgun, barrel number 94B is valued at $175 in top condition. Fair condition value is $75.
try looking at savage or Stevens shotgun diagrams. I found a firing pin for a 16 gauge riverside it was an old model 94 Stevens part
this gun is a 16gauge pump mfg. by Stevens arms. would like some history on gun
I have a model 167 series E and it is a 12 gauge up to 3" magnum
Various manufacturers, primarily Crescent Firearms and J. Stevens Arms.
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Check with Savage Arms (They bought Stevens in 1920) You can also check gunpartscorp website.
Manufactured sometime between 1920 and 1948.
$150-$250, depending on gauge and condition.
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$50 in good condition
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Impossible to answer without more information.The manufacture date can be approximated by the company name.J Stevens & Co = 1864-1886J Stevens Arms & Tool Co = 1886-1916J Stevens Arms Co = 1920-late 1940sStevens = 1940s-1990
The 238 is similar to the 258. For parts, try gunpartscorp.com
Made by J Stevens Arms Company. Seldom exceed 100 USD
The Model 620 was produced from 1926-1945. firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Stevens model 200 shotgun was produced around circa 1910.
when was the carolina arms 16 gauge single barrel shotgun made
I just sold mine for 150 dollars.