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January 17, 2011, 03:29 PM
Looking to see if anyone can help me with the ID of year and how much this is worth.
Its a double barrel, 24 gauge. markings on it is, Gmorian Paris, 36 Avenue Delopera, POK 999.2, and i think serial number is 2785.
January 17, 2011, 06:39 PM
Wow, a 24 gauge!!
Dismount the barrels and either take a pic of the various marks thus revealed or describe them meticulously. That will give a better idea of what you have.
French guns are a world of their own, but there are some real gems around.
BTW, 24 gauge ammo and components are available from Ballistic Products and others, maybe Gamebore.
January 17, 2011, 08:04 PM
Post us up some pics, Im not an expert on any clue what its worth but would love to see it
January 19, 2011, 09:29 AM
I'm guessing it's G. Morian from what little I've found. One short post about a shotgun said they were probably mostly made in Belgium, but listed no other info or sources. Another post about a Morian tri-bore had pics of a very nice shotgun that the owner uses.
I can't decide if Morian made things, or was simply a retailer.
Mostly what I've found are references to really nice sword canes. This one is $600.
I forgot to add the link to the tri-bore. Scroll down to the only two pics on the page.
January 19, 2011, 09:43 AM
I really need to cut this out and get back to work. :)
Lot 261 (there is a pic)
Sold for $1800
"A high art, gold inlaid DA pocket size cartridge revolver, circa 1870’s-early 1890’s, approx. .32 cal., CF, double action hammerless with 1 1/2” barrel only 5 1/4” overall, blued finish, pearl grips, top of frame inlaid “G Morain B.te 36 Avenue de L’Opera, Paris” with old chamois-type purse holster, #2 visible on trigger. The revolver remains in fine to near excellent condition with approx. 85%-95% original blue just starting to drift and tone; near excellent grips; sharp markings, crisp overall showing little to no use and just some natural aging. The action is crisp; interior near excellent. The revolver is profusely gold inlaid in geometric motifs. The felt lined chamois-type purse holster is a generic type and not a perfect fit but appears to have been carried with this gun a long time and the holster is in good condition. Est.: $1,000-$2,000."
January 24, 2011, 09:30 PM
I have a Rossi shot gun 12GA 30in barrel Exposed Hammers Side by Side called a Coach gun I bought it back in the 7os and used about 2 times lightly and its in new condition less the box it came in .My question is
what is the value of my Old Shot Gun
January 24, 2011, 11:36 PM
A couple hundred, merbenz.
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