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Old January 15, 1999, 09:37 AM   #1
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someone recently gave me a Whippet model c 12 gauge shotgun. It has a a picture of a whippet dog on it and was made by H S B & Co. I know it's not worth any thing, but I would like to get some info on it. thanks
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Old January 15, 1999, 11:17 AM   #2
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We need more details to identify. Is it a single barrel, double barrel or repeater (pump, lever, semi-auto)? Exposed hammer(s)? Damascus barrel(s) or steel? Any other markings anywhere?

Just offhand I would say that this is a "spec" or trade gun made up for a store or company.
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Old January 15, 1999, 04:38 PM   #3
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most whippets i'm familiar with are double barrel pistols miostly in 20 gauge. Those are destructive devices, other.

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Old January 15, 1999, 04:48 PM   #4
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Whippet, trade name used by J Stevens Arms Company, on single barrel shotguns, for Hibbert, Spencer, Bartlett Company, of Chicago, Ill. Reference -- Gunmarks by David Byron. GLV
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