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Gun Values - Old
« on: December 21, 2017, 06:06:27 AM »
Have a couple older guns I am trying to determine a fair price for.  First is a Remington 1917 w/sporterized stock.  Second is a 12 guage double barrel made by N.R. Davis & Sons.  Both guns are in fantastic condition for their age.  If anyone has ideas or info on where I can find information I would appreciate it.

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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2017, 09:39:16 AM »
Has the barrel been cut down on the m1917 should be 26 inchs? Sporterized guns unless they display outstanding workmanship or were done by well know smiths rarily go for over 250. Id offer 200 for it

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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2017, 01:58:32 PM »
  Can you find the word "Davis" anywhere on the shotgun? That will help with the year it was made.
  It's probably worth around $100-$150
« Last Edit: December 21, 2017, 06:32:41 PM by mudflat mike »

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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2017, 04:29:41 PM »
  Can you find the word "Davis" anywhere on the shotgun? That will help with the year it was made.
  It's probably work around $100-$150
Thanks Mike,

The word Davis is on  the receiver.

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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2017, 06:33:46 PM »
Means it's probably from the 20's or so.  still worth around $150.00, maybe a bit more if it's in really, really good shape

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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2017, 07:02:34 AM »
If you are selling the shotgun pit me first in the list please. Both beautiful looking guns!

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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2017, 07:20:39 PM »
If you google NR Davis and Sons there is quite a bit of info availible on the company eventually getting absorbed by Savage.

You shotgun appears to have damascus barrels in a monoblock or it was rebarrelled/sleeved at one time in its life.  It is a pretty decent gun and would be a candidate for restoring if it is mechanically in good condition with sound wood.

You might want to go to this sight and ask about it, maybe some sharper pictures of the underside of the barrels behind the hinge and the barrels.


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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2017, 10:16:57 PM »
I have a C&R and will give you $175 if your family owned it since then.
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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2017, 09:17:17 PM »
175-200 for the Rem private sale - (ZERO collector value after being cut but fun as hell)  A broker might get $250 for it.

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Re: Gun Values - Old
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2018, 08:50:57 PM »
What caliber is the rem?

 

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