What year was the Lefever Nitro Special 294916 made?
Ithaca Gun Co. manufactured the Lefever Arms Co. brand after it acquired the company in 1916. The Lefever Nitro Special was made between 1921 and 1947, except during the war years of 1943 through 1945. The serial number indicates your gun was manufactured in 1929.
What is the value of a Lefever Arms double barrel shotgun in good shape with the markings patented 1872 78 80 85 86 87?
Hello... I to recently was looking for the age of a Lefever SXS 12 Ga Damascus Twist Shotgun with the SN# 19958.... Sounds as if your looking for the same infor.. ... PS... Mine is marked with the same Patent Dates.... Sideplate Joined: 22 Jun 2005 Posts: 4 Location: Austin,Texas Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2005 9:55 pm Post subject: Seiral Numbers of Lefevers YEAR GUN # Lefever Arms Co. - Lefever Sidelock Model Guns 1880…
What is a lefever nitro special 12 gauge double barrel 2 trigger sn256592 worth and when it was made?
The Lefever Nitro special shotgun was made from 1921-1948.During this time frame the lefever shotguns were owned by the Ithaca Firearms Company.The price range of your shotgun if it has between 60%-90% of its original factory finish remaining is from 300-450 dollars.I hope you find this info helpful.
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…
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.
I don't have my references in front of me right now to look up the original date of the Lefever company, but I believe it was early enough to have made some of the first breech-loading shotguns. However, the Nitro Special was not made until the 1930's. It was made by Ithaca Gun Co after it purchased the LeFever assets, including the name. While it is considered a better gun than many "utility grade" doubles…
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.
Where can you get a parts breakdown of a lefever nitro special double barrel 12 ga shotgun made by the lefever arms co of Ithaca ny?
What I have is a Lefever Nitro Special serial 177863 2under one barrel 4 under the would like to know the original price and year it was made and a picture of one in original shape?
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…
What is the age of a Lefever Arms Co 12ga double nitro special shotgun made in Ithaca NY serial number 206508?
I have a 16 guage nitro special with serial 149296. i have pinpointed it in the area of 1925-6. nitro specials were created from 1923-1946 serial numbers 100000-360000. since yours is 206508, it wold probaly be an early to mid 30's model. sadly, nitro specials aren't worth much. Lucky to get $300 off one, because a. it's not a real lefever (made by ithica, who bought the company out) and b. it was originally a…
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?
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…
Double barrel 16 gauge that is hammerless and very old The only markings on it is the word NIttro on the barrel Anybody know how to figureout what this is?
What is a Lefever Nitro Special 12 gauge double barrel single trigger sn286651 worth and when was it made?
I also have a Lefever Nitro Special 12 guage, serial #337... which was made between 1936 and 1937, and it's also a single trigger (which I think is rare). Yours was made around 1929. While these are not expensive guns, they are considered high grade American made shot guns and they still shoot great to this day. Lefever made some of America's most collected shotguns as did the Ithaca Gun Company which made your gun…
Should be a boxlock gun, made by Ithaca using the Lefever name. Probably manufactured in the 1930's. They made two grades in .410, the Nitro Special and the Grade A Field. The .410 is VERY desireable, and condition is so very important to value. You may well be in the $1500-$2000 range or more. We are always interested buyers in early American doubles, and would be interested in seeing digital pictures. firstname.lastname@example.org
What is an average price and manufacturer date for a Lefever Nitro 12 Ga Ser 331573 with a beavertail forearm in very good condition?
R.Dale, I'll Give you what I know: LeFever Nitro Specials are not Manufactured By Dan Lefever. They are made by Ithaca. Ithaca bought out The Lefever Arms Co. in 1922. Starting with serial #100000 in 1922 and ending in 1947 with #361199. These #'s encompass all Bores putting yours approx. 1946. No Manufacture during WWII. Unfortunatly, 12ga. are not extremely rare. I bought one in good to very good cond. Aug of 2002 for $400.00…
Ithaca did not make any Wards Western Field Shotguns. Most were made by Stevens/Savage or Mossberg.Western Field, the Montgomery Ward brand name, should not be confused with Western Arms Company, a division of Ithaca that made shotguns that appear identical to Ithaca's Lefever Nitro Special from 1929 to 1946.
Western Arms Company: Trade name used by the Ithaca Gun Company on an inexpensive line of shotguns made in the 1930's and 40's. Not to be confused with Western Field, made for Montgomery Ward by Stevens. Worth repairing if in otherwise good condition, and the guns appear nearly identical to the Lefever Nitro Special, also made by Ithaca.