Ithaca Grade 2E .410 - 1 OF 40 MADE, BEAVERTAIL ENGLISH STOCK, AS NEW
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Category: Ithaca Shotguns - Shotguns - .410 Gauge
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Seller: Vintage Firearms, Inc
Company: Vintage Firearms, Inc.
Member Since: 5/19/07
First Name: jay
Last Name: shachter
Country: United States
Phone: (616) 292-6240
Phone2: (616) 954-0362
Fax: (616) 805-3668
Number of Active Listings: 124
Total Number of Listings: 1817
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: check, certified funds
Ithaca Grade 2E .410 Gauge SxS
1 of 40 MADE, BEAVERTAIL, ENGLISH STOCK, AS NEW
General Specs: Ithaca, Year 1932, .410 Gauge, 6lbs 10oz, Side-by-Side
Serial Number: 450674
Collectors and shooters alike cannot help to smile when they handle a fine, vintage American .410 bore double shotgun. Few were made by any of the 3 big double gun makers that actually produced their guns in the diminutive .410; Parker, L.C. Smith, and Ithaca. With the adoption of their last and finest model, the New Ithaca Double (or N.I.D), Ithaca made 40 Grade 2E guns in .410. A RARE GUN INDEED!. And the Ithaca gun is a fine, well made double gun. If you do your research you will find that Ithaca’s NID model is considered to be the strongest, most reliable of all American double guns, second only to Olin’s Winchester Model 21. Ithaca’s NID model is the best investment in the vintage American double gun market when compared to graded Parkers or L.C. Smiths. You can afford to own a graded Ithaca .410 for a fraction of the cost of the other two maker's guns. A Parker graded .410 will exceed $30,000. An L.C. Smith Ideal Grade .410 with ejectors will set you back over $20,000. Examine this factory documented Grade 2E NID .410, sn450674 shipped in 1932, and you will find a gorgeous little gun with a dainty beavertail forend, graceful English style straight stock, strong well timed ejectors, restored to new with Turnbull case colors and blue. The gun was originally shipped to Elting Warner, the editor of FIELD & STREAM magazine in 1932, so it has an interesting history as well. Can you imagine the invitations Mr. Warner received as the editor of Field & Stream and how many woodcock and quail this little gun has taken? When we received the gun it was hard used but sound. The English style buttstock was short and had a pad from the factory. We used that as our pattern and made an exact copy in every detail; from the diamond shaped grip, the checkering pattern…everything exact except we added length of pull and a checkered butt. We replaced the beavertail forend as well so it matched the buttstock but copied it exactly. All other parts are original to the gun. Everything is like new inside and out, and it is a very attractive gun ready for another 84 years of use. Most Ithaca collectors would consider this a “SKEET CONFIGURED” .410, with the exception of the 2 triggers. What a rare, desirable little bird and clays gun. Don’t let this one pass you by and thanks for looking!
Barrel Length: 26"
Chokes: Sk/M .002/.009
Bores: excellent, shiney mirrors
Bore Diameter: .416/.417
% Blue: 100%
Chambers: 2 1/2"
Sights: ivory middle, white front
Action: tight, way right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: ejectors, strong, timed
Case Color: 100% Turnbull
Trigger Type: double
Trigger Guard Color: 100%
Type: english stock/beavertail forend, nice european walnut
LOP: 14 11/16"
LOP To End Of Wood: same
DAH: 2 1/2"
DAC: 1 1/2"
Cast: 1/8" off
Checkering Condition: perfect
Butt Treatment:checkered butt
There are more photos upon request. We offer a 30 day mechanical warranty on this fine shotgun. Call us for full details. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER FINE VINTAGE FIREARMS. Just open one of my ads and click on the line that says “see all items from this seller” and a very nice list of fine sporting and collectible arms will appear. I have many more fine sxs shotguns not yet listed. Thanks for looking!
We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase.
Payment Methods: Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $140.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes
If you have any questions about this item or payment, please email or call us directly, at #616-292-6240. Jay Shachter, Vintage Firearms Inc
We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs "tweaked", let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns "as found" and others want them "just so". We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.