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Old November 23, 2013, 10:48 AM   #1
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"Eastern Arms Company 10" 20-gauge single-shot

Can anyone provide me with information regarding an Eastern Arms single-shot 20 gauge? I inherited it along with some other firearms in October. It does not have a serial number. I have looked everywhere for one. I have never heard of the Eastern Arms Company before. On the right-hand side of the receiver just above the trigger guard it has a "94B" (picture attached). I was told it might be a "Stevens 94B" but that hasn't been verified. It's in really good shape (despite the appearance on the photos). I was wondering if someone could provide me some history on this gun and perhaps a value?
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Old November 23, 2013, 12:53 PM   #2
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Eastern Arms Company was a trade name used by Sears, Roebuck & Co. Like products bearing other Sears tradenames, the guns were actually made by several manufacturers, including Savage/Stevens and Iver Johnson.

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Old November 23, 2013, 03:46 PM   #3
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But this one sure looks like a Stevens 94. The stamp on the side is a clue.
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Old November 23, 2013, 07:04 PM   #4
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Jim, not only the stamp on the receiver side but the shape of the stock where it meets the receiver.

That shape/style is common across many Savage models, including the M24, 220,219, and the 94.
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Old November 24, 2013, 08:40 PM   #5
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I know, I had one under the Stevens trademark in my long ago youth.
That was how I recognized it, the tiny stamp just an afterthought.
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