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Old February 8, 2009, 11:30 AM   #1
timberidge
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Remington model 29 Grade?

I have a old remington model 29 pump shotgun patent # 1,579,177-1,660,216 which I assume is a 1929 -early 30's.
The stock has the Montgomery wards rubber "WesternField"bumper attached The gun is in good shape ,no rust ,good wood.. My question is value and why is there no grade no. after the Model 29 stamp? Also i measure the barrel as 30 3/4" Is that a 31" barrel. thank you.
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Old February 8, 2009, 12:54 PM   #2
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What's the serial number range? If it's early, it could be a Standard Grade before they started marking as to grade...

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http://www.remington.com/library/his...s/model_29.asp

Firearm Model History

Model 29

Description: Pump action, hammerless tubular-magazine, bottom-ejecting, takedown shotgun
Introduction Year: 1930
Year Discontinued: 1933
Total Production: Approximately 38,000
Designer/Inventor: C.C. Loomis
Action Type: Pump action
Caliber/Gauge: 12 gauge for use with 2 3/4-inch shells
Serial Number Blocks: 0,000 – 38,000
Grades Offered:
29A – Standard Grade
29B – Special Grade
29C – Trap Grade
29D – Tournament Grade
29E – Expert Grade
29F – Premier Grade
29R – Riot Grade
Variations: 29T- Special Trap Gun including the Target, Tournament, Expert and Premier grades
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