The JC Higgins 583.16 is a bolt-action 12ga shotgun made for Sears by High Standard in 1948/1949.
anyone want to buy the bolt to a jc higgins md#58316 (farmer charles)
Boyds gunstocks has new ones available for 59.00
Stevens made jc Higgins shotguns ,the model 311 interchanges with the jc Higgins
Which model are you asking about?
Safety recall- unsafe to shoot. Sears will give you a $50 gift card for the bolt.
JC Higgins Model 20 Shotgun does not have a serial number. Guns were not required to have a serial number before 1938
Impossible to answer- there were dozens of models.