Not really much history. It was a brand name used by Sears Roebuck in the early 1900's. They were manufactured by Crescent Arms and possibly a few other US makers, but most were inexpensive Belgian imports. More information contributed by others: * I found from the Illinois State Museum section "Harvesting the River," that the T. Barker was sold in 1897 by Sears for $11.97. They're example was seized during the Taylor Mine Wars. My question is: Are the laminated barrels safe to shoot modern ammo? * If it has laminated barrels, it was probably proofed for black powder. There are people who shoot these old shotguns, but they load their own shells to 1900 specifications. Using a box of Walmart shells would be like driving your Model T down the Interstate at 75.
T Barker double barrel shotgun value ?
T. Barker has written: 'Transport in Great Yarmouth'
William T. Barker has written: 'Vegetation of the northern Great Plains' -- subject(s): Botany
Ruth Barker Franklin has written: 'Great movements of modern European history' -- subject(s): History
Eric Ernest Barker has written: 'A short history of Nyanza'
Thomas T. Barker has written: 'Perspectives on Software Documentation' 'Perspectives on software documentation' -- subject(s): Software documentation
Roland C. Barker has written: 'Bad times in history' -- subject(s): Accessible book, Chronology, Disasters, History
William Barker has written: '\\' -- subject(s): Church history, Church of England, Controversial literature, Dissenters, Religious, History, Religious Dissenters
Stanley Barker Johnson has written: 'Highland pearls' -- subject(s): History
Stan Barker has written: 'The signs of the times' -- subject(s): Miscellanea, Astrology, History
Esther T. Barker has written: 'Unused Cradle' 'More Tongue Twister Tales' 'Tongue Twister Tales for 'L', 'R', and 'S''
A web search on Lu-Mar Shotguns brought up at least 10 pages.
Martin A. Barker has written: 'An illustrated history of Hull & Barnsley Railway locomotives' -- subject(s): History, Hull and Barnsley Railway Company, Locomotives
G. F. Barker has written: 'The story of Rivers' -- subject(s): Rivers, History
No published history known.
Sara Barker has written: 'Revisiting Geneva' -- subject(s): Church history, Geneva (Switzerland), France
Eugene C. Barker has written: 'Old Europe and our nation' -- subject(s): Civilization, History
William Burckhardt Barker has written: 'Odessa and its inhabitants, by an English prisoner in Russia [W.B. Barker]' 'Lares and penates, or, Cilicia and its governors' -- subject(s): History
Try this link from Remington. http://www.remington.com/library/history/firearm_models/shotguns/model_10.asp
Shotguns marked 'T BARKER' were sold by various hardware store and catalog stores in c.1880-1910 (or so). They were generally imported from Belgium and distributed by the H&D Folsom Co. Look for the telltale Belgian proofmark underneath the barrels and on the water table (flat part of the frame where the barrels meet the frame). The proofmark is the letter 'E' over 'LG' in an oval or variant thereof. These shotguns were designed to be utility shotguns and were low priced when they were new. Nothing has changed today, and their value is strictly whatever somebody will pay to have something hanging on the wall. Under no circumstances should a T BARKER shotgun be fired. The barrel construction is almost certainly a twisted-wire construction and the pressure curve of modern shells (even "low-brass") can certainly cause the barrels to come apart. We see them listed at auction constantly with price tags from $200-$300, but they never sell. Realistically, that's about $100 high. There are some nutballs out there like me who collect hardware store guns, though... == ==
Vicki Barker has written: 'The fine art of quilting' -- subject(s): History, Patchwork, Quilting, Quilts, Themes, motives
Ronald Barker has written: 'Automobile design' -- subject(s): Automobile engineers, Automobiles, Biography, Design and construction, History
Alfred Woodhill shotguns were made in London, England around 1870. They are listed in the Powell and Son 1874 catalog from Cincinnati, OH.
Yes he does. She's a brunette and lives in Chicago. Bullsh*t
Michele Plourde-Barker has written: 'Chicopee' -- subject(s): Pictorial works, Social life and customs, History