What is the age of a 410 LeFever Nitro Special shotgun serial A205871?
How old and what is the value of my fathers Lefever nitro special 16 side byside serial number 135985?
How old is LeFever Arms Co Ithaca NY Nitro Special 28 double barrel shotgun with ducks engraved on the side sn112742. What is it worth?
I can say that the LeFever Nitro Special was made from 1921-1948.I do not know if the serial numbers by year of production are available in the public domain.You may have the Grade A field model due to the engraved ducks on the side.These were made from 1934-1942.Barrel length was available from 26in.-32in,of which your shotgun fits.
Lefever Arms Company Syracuse Ny Serial 53134 Dbl Barrel 12 gauge fluid steel krupp essen any information please?
Answer If it is a Nitro Special, it's worth anywhere from $200 to $950 depending on the condition. Answer Ithaca Gun Co. purchased Lefever in 1916, but temporarily ceased manufacturing during WW2 from 1943 through 1945, so the gun must have been made in a different year. Do you have the serial number?
What is the value of a 16 gauge double barrel double nitro special with serial number 106570 under the barrels and one barrel stamped 2 the other stamped 4 manufactured by Lefever Arms?
Your LeFever 16 in good shape is worth about $300. In excellent shape about $450. It is hard to grade a shotgun without seeing it. Most of the ones I have were good to poor. Your Lefever Nitro Special was actually mfg'd by Ithaca Arms Co about late 1921 or 1922. Ithaca Arms purchased the assets of Lefever Arms in 1916 and started Mfg Nitro Special in 1921. A friend of mine recently purch'd a…
What can you tell you about a 16 gauge dbl barrel side by side serial 353631 inscribed lefever arms branch Ithaca gun co Ithaca ny Ithaca nitro special?
The first Double Barrel Nitro Lefever (16 Gauge) was made in 1921, Serial number started with 100,000. The last Nitro Lefever was madee in 1947, Serial Number 361,199. I have a Niotro Lefever Serial Number 339,290 that was manufactured in 1937. Original price was $29, currently worth approximately $500.
How old is a LeFever 16 ga single shotgun with number 11167 on it and it has Lefever Arms Co. Ithaca NY on the side?
What is the date of manufacture for a Lefever Arms Company double barrel 4-10 shotgun serial number 300597?
The reference material I have on the "Lefever Arms Co." lists the last s/n number issued for the "Lefever Shotgun" to be in the 73000 range. This accured after Lefever Arms Co. was purchased by the Ithaca Gun Co. in 1915. For the most part the Lefever product line died out ending with the 73000 range s/n listed above. Ithaca did continue to make shotguns marked "Lefever" off and on for many years after that…
LeFever Nitro Specials are not Manufactured By Dan Lefever. They are made by Ithaca Arms Co. Ithaca bought out The Lefever Arms Co. in 1916. Starting with serial #100000 in 1921 and ending in 1947 with #361199. These #'s encompass all bores. No manufacture during WWII. 12 gauges are not extremely rare. I bought one in good to very good condition Aug of 2002 for $400.00. A great book for Lefever history is "Uncle Dan…
The Ithaca-Lefever Nitro Specials with serial numbers between 158700 and 185399 were manufactured in 1924. Ithaca acquired the Lefever company in 1916, but manufactured two models of double-barrel guns (the Lefever Nitro Special and the Lefever A Grade) under the original company name between 1921 and 1947. Firearms expert Charles Gage estimated the collector value of another piece from that year to be between $200 and $500, depending on condition whether all parts are original…