typically, the gun is worth between 100-150 dollars. these guns were never a high end item and were bought more by common folks such as ourselves at a time when money was some what tight. refered to as contract guns , they were made by brand name gun manufacturers for such companies as Montgomery ward , sears western auto, etc. . these guns were produced by the thousands an weren't sold so much for their looks as for their function ," they got the job done ", tho little collector value , most of them have been in the family for many years an generally hold a greater value in our heart , on which some of us can place no value.
If this is the model 215, the barrels are steel.
Depends on what is marked on the gun.
100 to 150.00 dollars in good condition.
This a double barrel shotgun. This is my second favorite shotgun in the world. The reason why it is called 12 Ga double barrel is that the barrel in 12 inches long, and every two shots, it has to be reload.
Riverside Arms is a brand name used by the J Stevens Arms Co. on many good quality shotguns. The value depends on model, gauge, and condition. There is little collector interest in single barrel shotguns. Information about J Stevens Arms apply to Riverside Arms Co.
Riverside was an 'economy' brand used by the Stevens division of Savage in the 20's and 30's.
Riverside shotguns were made by Stevens. I'm not sure when they started and stopped using this name, but the Riverside hammergun should be the Model 215 which was produced from 1913-1932.
Many early ones may not have a serial number. If they do, it will most likely be on the side of the receiver. There is a small chance it will be inside, after you remove the barrel.
Single shot, $35 - $90. Double barrel, $100 - $250.
You can find it stamped under the forarm on the under side of the barrel and on the forarm its self
Between 500 to 700 dollars depending on condition and location
Riverside was a brand name used by Stevens for Montgomery Wards and other retailers. It was probably made soon after that patent date, but they still made some exposed hammer guns at least until 1940.
The Riverside trade name was used by J. Stevens from 1915-mid 1940's. You MIGHT be able to get a precise date by contacting the Stevens historian. savagearms.com should have his contact information.
Who made it? What caliber? How much of the finish is left?
80 years plus or minus...
yes i own one, ans am currently trying to find a diagram of the firing mech.
50$ to 600$ depending on condition.
Single barrel, double barrel or pump? There are numerous models. However, most of them retail for under $250 in good, shootable condition. If unshootable, they're only worth anything as parts.
It's a vague question without knowing how the reference is implied. Often in "gun talk", bl will stand for "blued" or blueing. Sometimes it references "barrel". Please be more specific, if you believe this did not answer your question. Thank you.
Riverside Arms is a brand name used by the J Stevens Arms Co. on many good quality double barrel shotguns. The value depends on model, gauge, and condition. The values can range from $100 to $1600. Seek professional appraisal from a gunsmith or advanced collector. Information about the J Stevens Arms Co. would apply to Riverside Arms.
An older used utility double barrel shotgun is worth around $200 if it is fully functional, but not in like-new condition.