Ithaca NID 28 Gauge – FACTORY ENGLISH STOCK, RARE! vintage firearms inc
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Category: Ithaca Shotguns - N.I.D. - Ithaca Shotguns
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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
Number of Active Listings: 110
Total Number of Listings: 2584
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: 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.)
General Specs: Ithaca, Year 1936, 28 Gauge, 5lbs 9oz, Chokes F/F, LOP 14", DAH 2 3/4", DAC 1 11/16"
Serial Number: 461390
The “New Ithaca Double” was the last rendition of side x side produced by the Ithaca Gun Co. Replacing the prolific Flues model in 1926 and produced through 1949, the NID (as it became known) was touted as Ithaca’s strongest action ever, second in strength and robustness only to the venerable Winchester Model 21. Relatively low production of 45,000 guns over the NID period forecasted the end of the golden years of the American side by side. Only 295 Field Grades were produced in 28ga. and most of these were very plain early guns produced before 1934. There was a noticeable upgrade in the aesthetics and quality of the NID Field Grade in 1934, including semi-fancy walnut with fluted combs, an ebony inlay in the forend, nicer checkering, elimination of the cocking indicators, and some line engraving and stippling on the top of the receiver. This gun, sn4461390 made in 1936, has these nicer features, and even better, was produced as a RARE ENGLISH STOCKED ITHACA NID, with less than 5% of all production being noted with the desirable straight-hand grip. Case color is factory 90%, barrrels 100% rust blue, mirror bores, great stock dimensions, excellent screws, no cracks or repairs. 5lbs. 9oz. and balanced on the hinge pin…AWESOME! As most collectors of American doubles know, the 28ga is very sought after and markedly more expensive than the larger bored guns, even more desirable than the .410 because of its versatility and lethality in the field. Remember, the 28ga. American double was only produced by Parker and Ithaca. For any serious shooter/collector, the small-bore Classic American Doubles are the pinnacle of desirability. The Ithaca NID is an awesome gun with brilliant mechanics, super-strong receiver, and its affordable! A Parker with these features and factory condition would cost well over $20,000! Ithaca NID small bore guns represent the very best value in today’s shooter/collector market with relatively low cost that will surely increase the most in value during the next 5 years. The mechanics of this little NID 28ga. are perfect inside and out, bores are mirrors, no splits or cracks anywhere, excellent screws, barrels are tight on breech face and hinge pin with lever well right of center. The 26” barrels are choked F/F and so marked on the barrel flats. Our onsite gunsmiths can alter the chokes to your preferences within 10 days of purchase. Today’s selection of 28ga. shells spans a wide range of target and upland game loads from RST Woodcock loads in #10 shot to Winchester Super X 1oz. loads for pheasants. They are even available in non-toxic for pheasants and waterfowl. What a great piece of American gun art that is just as fun to shoot today as it was 83 years ago. Thanks for looking!
Barrel Length: 26"
Chokes: .025/.027 F/F
Bore Diameter: .554/.555
Wall Thickness: .026/.028
% Blue: 100%
Chambers: 2 7/8"
Sights: single ivory
Action: tight, right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: extractors
Case Color: 90% factory
Engraving: line engraving clear
Trigger Type: double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color: 50% factory
Type: english stock/splinter forend, factory
LOP To End Of Wood: 13 3/4"
DAH: 2 3/4"
DAC: 1 11/16"
Checkering Condition: excellent
Butt Treatment: factory butt plate
There are more photos upon request. We offer a 30 day mechanical warranty on this fine firearm. 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!
Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost)
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $65.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes
Call to purchase #616-292-6240. If you have any questions please call or email us. Thanks! 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.