Since there are no IJ collectors bidding these up unless in like-new original condition, it is worth from 1/2 to 2/3 the price of a new single shot or about $45-$60. Or even less if it is rusted or broken. But then, if you can add a few dollars worth of electrical parts to a rusty one, these are offered as floor lamps for $300 or more.
A barrel with a full choke.
A shotgun barrel with a cylinder bore choke.
how old is my Iver Johnson single barrel shotgun champion model 3578 C with a 12 gauge choke bore barrel and lug forged in one and approximate value .
The value of a 1905 model D single barrel choke bored Diamond Arms shotgun is actually dependent upon a number of things. Most importantly the condition of the shotgun.
If you mean a choke bored barrel, it designates the amount of constriction a shotgun barrel has.
They came in various barrel lengths and choke combinations. If it is not marked on the side of the barrel, you will have to pattern the shotgun to determine the choke
Yes, I have a 12 gauge choke bore barrel & lug forged in one by Iver Johnsons Arms & Cycle Works. Champion is clearly listed on the shotgun and it was manufactured in Fitchburg, MASS USA.
My great-grandmother gave me her's and she purchased her's in 1949.
A little bit more than a 17 gauge but less than 19 guage.
They probably denote what choke the barrel has.
Either a full choke,or extra full choke shotgun barrel.