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bobbigel51
July 21, 2012, 01:43 PM
I HAVE THIS DOUBLE BARRELL SHOTGUN THAT MY DAD LEFT ME, AND I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT IT IS! IT HAS A GOLD COLOR BADGE LIKE SHIELD TOWARD THE BOTTOM AND A DOUBLE TRIGGER. CAN SOME ONE HELP ME?:o:o:o

Dave McC
July 21, 2012, 02:35 PM
It could be a real Manton. Joseph Manton not only developed what we now call the SxS shotgun, but a lot of the people who later made those fabulous British game guns, like Purdey, worked for him.

More likely,though, it's a cheap Belgian counterfeit.

Pics would definitely help.

TheKlawMan
July 21, 2012, 03:36 PM
Here is an older thread that may help. http://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=355179

olddrum1
July 23, 2012, 05:48 PM
Pictures are a great help.