I have my father's old Remington Targetmaster that was already ancient when I was a kid in the early '80s. Haven't researched the year yet, but it may have been his father's also! The new kid on the block in my dad's collection back then was a Marlin Model 60, which is itself rather old by now. The Targetmaster would outshoot it hands down, but the tubular magazine and semi-auto fire made it very appealing to me as a kid.
Mauser Werke, Schmidt-Rubin, Colt, Walther, HK, Weatherby, Browning, Ruger, Beretta, Savage, Bushmaster, Marlin, Mossberg, Remington, Saiga, S&W, Sig Sauer....a few friends of mine