L.C. Smith Field .410 SxS - 95% FACTORY CASE COLOR, AWESOME!
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Category: L.C. Smith 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: 104
Total Number of Listings: 1789
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: check, certified funds
L.C. Smith Field .410 Gauge Side-by-Side
95% FACTORY CASE COLOR, AWESOME!
General Specs: LC Smith, Year 1927, .410 Gauge, 5lb 8oz, Side by Side
Serial Number: 94972
There were a total of only 2400 L.C. Smith Field Grade .410's made. Most of the .410's being offered for sale are well worn, have short stocks, butt pads, etc. that make them less desirable. Those choosing the small bore guns as their passion choose from a minute pool of guns, as the American made .410 bore double gun is a low production gun that is hard to find. In fact, of the prominent American makers, only Parker, Ithaca, and L.C. Smith made their shotguns in the diminutive .410. Most are aware that the Parker fetches well over the $20,000 mark, and for some reason the Ithaca has a smaller following. That leaves the L.C. Smith, America's only commercially successful sidelock action available in the .410 bore, as the most desirable and affordable of the American small bores. The best guns for your collection and for investment are always going to be low production guns with condition. There is always a buyer for high condition, low production .410 American doubles. With over 75% factory case color, original factory wood with a full length of pull to a factory butt plate, this Elsie, sn94972 made in 1919 by Hunter Arms Co., Inc, sure qualifies as an investment quality firearm. The earlier Hunter Arms Co. L.C. Smith guns made prior to 1945 are more desirable than similar Marlin Arms made guns, so that is an extra "feather in the cap" for this nice little Elsie! Thanks for looking and please take a minute and visit the VFI .
Barrel Length: 28"
Bore Diameter: .407/.409
% Blue: 99% reblue
Action: tight, well right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: extractors
Case Color: 75% factory
Trigger Type: double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color: 98%
Type: capped pistol grip/splinter forend
LOP: 14 3/16"
LOP To End Of Wood: 13 15/16"
DAC: 1 3/4"
Checkering Condition: excellent, factory
Butt Treatment: factory plate
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 $55.00 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. Thanks! Jay Shachter, Vintage Firearms, Inc