Where can you buy an Ithaca Model 51?
From me if you want the fancy grade with the golden pheasant in the grip cap, vent rib, and good condition.
Depends on where you try to sell it. For example, try and take it to a Gander Mountain and they'll tell how great of a gun it is (which I agree) but will then tell you that they have a policy in place to not buy Ithaca model 51's. The reason is the replacement parts are too expensive; thus making the gun, in there eyes, essentially worthless. Consider it a "niche" market. Someone has to…
What is the difference between the Ithaca 12 gauge Model 37 and the Model 51 and will a 37 slug barrel fit a 51?
What is a Ithaca 12 gauge semi-auto shotgun with pheasants in gold engraving on one side and deer in gold engraving on the other side worth?
Since the current Ithaca company does not have those records we can only guess at the date. I do have these facts and you can see where your shotgun fits. Serial number 510040xxx was made circa 1973 as it is a 20ga and they were not mfg until then. Then 510080xxx was made circa 1975, and 5100103xxx was mfg circa 1977. So you 510061631 was made circa 1974. Best I can do. Remember this is…