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Old March 23, 2005, 05:53 PM   #1
MS Mule
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EXCEL Shotgun

I inherited my father's boyhood shotgun. It's an EXCEL 20 Ga. breakopen single barrel. It is approximately 70 yrs old and originally had a nickel receiver, blue barrel with black painted stock and forearm. Any help in learning it's origin would be appreciated.
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Old March 24, 2005, 06:57 AM   #2
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Excel was a registered trade name of Montgomery and Co of Chicago on guns made by H&D Folsom and Iver Johnson Arms and Cycle Works. It is termed a "Hardware Gun" made by a major mfg for just about anyone who wanted their name on a gun. They were good inexpensive utilitarian shotguns.

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