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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) 608-4337
Fax: (616) 608-4701
Active Listings: 126
Total Listings: 3991
Seller Type:FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Methods: credit card, check, certified funds, wire transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost.)
Ithaca Grade 4 16 Gauge - NICE ORIGINAL GUN, 80% CASE COLOR
Ithaca Grade 4 16 Gauge SxS Shotgun
NICE ORIGINAL GUN, 80% CASE COLOR
General Specs: Ithaca, Year 1924, 16 Gauge, 6lbs 7oz, Side by Side
Serial Number: 376165
The Ithaca Gun Co. sold more double shotguns than any other American maker of its time, and by a very long margin. The prices, grade for grade, were competitive with the other makers, i.e. Parker, L.C. Smith, Lefever, A.H. Fox, but they sold soooo many more guns. The buying public found Ithaca a better gun. My own observation is that, grade for grade, Ithaca doubles had better wood, far better checkering, often superior engraving, and equal mechanics and handling characteristics than all of the other makers. In today’s world of vintage American doubles, Ithaca is an undervalued, under-appreciated shotgun. This gun, sn376165 built in 1924, is no exception, balanced dead on the hinge pin and weighing 6lbs. 7oz. it is a delight in hand. Retaining 80% factory case color, gorgeous engraving, checkering, and wood, this gun is a work of art at a very affordable price. It has great barrels with plenty of wall thickness, mirror bores, choked perfect for upland game, and with nice shooting dimensions it has everything a shooter/collector might want. Graded small gauge Ithaca guns are undervalued in today's market and will soon begin an accelerated climb to begin to match the values of the other makers in similar grades. A Parker or Fox Grade 4, (CH or XE grades respectively) in this condition and gauge would be worth more than 3 times the value of this gun. Ithaca is likely the best investment gun to buy today, as it is just starting to grow in value at a faster rate than the other brands. Thanks for looking, and please check out my other offerings on this .
Barrel Length: 26"
Chokes: .013/.028 LM/F
Bore Diameter: .670/.668
Wall Thickness: .029/.028
% Blue: 100%
Chambers: 2 3/4"
Action: tight, way right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: extractors
Case Color: 80% fading
Engraving: clear, sharp
Trigger Type: double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color: 93%
Type: capped pistol grip/splinter forend
LOP To End Of Wood: 13 5/8"
DAH: 2 5/8"
DAC: 1 11/16"
Cast: 1/8" off
Checkering Condition: very good
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!
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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 $45.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes
If you have any questions about this item or payment, please email me at jayvintagefirearmsinc or salesvintagefirearmsinc. You can also call us at #616-292-6240. Thanks! Jay Shachter, Vintage Firearms, Inc