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Old July 26, 2011, 04:31 PM   #1
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help with older shotgun values?

I've been asked to help get some values for some older shotguns but have been coming up pretty short on results myself. I thought I'd see if you guys might have any insight. All of these guns have been stored improperly and have rust.

First up there's a ithaca SxS, missing 1 hammer, 32", 10ga

Next is a browning pump (also labeled montgomery ward), model 30, 29" 12ga

Then there's a stevens SxS, 28", 16ga, that takes a little bit of muscle to break open.

Finally there's a utica 12ga SxS, 30" damascus steel, with a slightly loose feeling lockup.

Any guesses as to what I've got would be great, thanks!
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Old July 26, 2011, 06:17 PM   #2
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None of those will have much monetary value - sentimental is another thing - with parts missing, rust, etc.

There doesn't seem to be anything in your list over $100
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Old July 26, 2011, 06:58 PM   #3
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I agree with my friend OneOunce ....not much value there...
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Old July 26, 2011, 10:50 PM   #4
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The Ithaca and the Utica are likely wallhangers, useful for decoration only, worth whatever your market will bear for wallhangers. The Montgomery Ward Model 30 is a modern era Stevens 520 pump, and depending on mechanical condition can still be shot with modern 2 3/4" shells if approved for such by a competent 'smith. Worth will vary with gauge and condition, most go for less than $200 unless military marked. The Stevens SXS might still be a shooter too, if in good condition with a tight action and modern steel barrels. Again, worth will depend on condition, the fact that it's a 16 will hurt the price with most potential buyers, except for the few who have a soft spot for 16s. If it's a modern gun in good condition, $300 or perhaps more to a 'sweet sixteen' fan.

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Old July 27, 2011, 06:13 AM   #5
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like 1ozLoad said, nothin' there worth over $100. Really...
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Old July 27, 2011, 11:00 AM   #6
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Depending on how well the Stevens SXS will clean up it could bring a couple of hundred. Maybe another hundred if it cleans up very well and still has case colors.
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