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Old October 8, 2013, 08:34 PM   #1
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Questions about some old shotguns I recently got.

I went to an auction this past weekend and picked up 3 shotguns. I'm trying to figure out exactly what they are before I go looking for parts.

The first shotgun is a J Steven's A&T Co. side by side 12 ga. Serial number 250XX. No date codes but it does say "pats appl'd for". I'm guessing its a model 311 but not sure.

Next shotgun I believe is a remington model 10 12ga. Serial number is U426XX. No date code but says "pats. Feb 3 1903 May 16 1905.

Final shotgun is a remington model 11 12ga. Not date codes serial number 1545XX.

Could anyone verify the models of these shotguns?

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Old October 9, 2013, 07:37 PM   #2
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Old October 10, 2013, 12:50 AM   #3
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Without pics it's just a guess, but
* the Stevens A&T Co shotgun is more likely a model 335, manufactured from 1912 to 1930-ish.

* Remington Model 10 was made in 12 ga only from 1908-1929. These are notoriously bad because of jamming once they get a little wear in the action.

* Remington Model 11 was made from 1903 to 1947. It is a version of the John Browning 1901 Automatic Shotgun (most famous as the Browning Auto 5). Good guns if they are in good condition.

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