What years were Stevens 311A made?

What years were Stevens 311A made?

A true classic American side by side and quite popular, since back then a side by side was the shotgun for the common man. The 311A was just one example of a family of double barrels that Stevens made from 1877 to 1988.

Are Stevens shotguns any good?

Quality on this shotgun looks OK from a distance but is lacking closer up. The machining and finish work on the bolt working surfaces on mine were pretty bad and made for really rough pumping and hard shell extraction. Just a bit more finish work here would have made all the difference.

When did Stevens start using serial numbers?

Stevens used plain numbers from their first double in 1878 until 1913. 2. Letter prefixes crept in on the serial numbers used on both hammer and hammerless doubles from 1913 to 1939. They always signified a change in mechanical design or manufacturing process which resulted in an interesting variant.

When did Stevens stop making guns?

Stevens halted civilian production in 1942 to make weapons for use by the US military during World War II (see Model 520-30 below). Civilian Model 520A production resumed after World War II, again as store-branded guns, and continued until 1948.

Where is the serial number on a Stevens 311a shotgun?

All the Stevens factory guns made from 1948 till the passage of the Gun Control Act (requiring serial numbers) had a date code roughly stamped on the center bottom of the action either just in front of the trigger guard or just behind the hinge.

How old is a Stevens Model 94?

The Stevens Model 94 was made in various letter designations from 1937 to 1984. Any of them made before 1968, as I understand it, had no serial numbers, making them pretty much impossible to date. Some, like this one, had Tenite stocks.

Are Stevens shotguns made in Turkey?

The Stevens 555s are made by KOFS, Ltd., in Isparta, Turkey, and imported by Savage Arms. All three models are relatively inexpensive but don’t feel like cheap shotguns.

How much is a Stevens side by side shotgun worth?

The Stevens 315 is actually a pretty difficult vintage side-by-side shotgun for collectors to track down for purchase these days, with a vast range in price from $100 for unworking models, to around $500 for one in working order. In some cases restored guns and restocked can fetch as much as $1200 to $1400.

How much is a double barrel Stevens shotgun worth?

When did Stevens shotguns come out?

Shotguns. Starting in 1872, Stevens began producing single-barreled shotguns based on their tip-up rifles and pistols. The first was the Model 30 offered in 14 gauge but soon followed by 10, 12, 16, and 20 gauges.

Where is the serial number on a Stevens 311a?

What year was my Savage Model 24 made?

Savage Model 24
Produced 1938 – 2010 1938 – 1950 for Stevens Arms 1950 – 2010 for Savage Arms
Variants Stevens Model 22-410 Savage Model 24 Savage Model 24B Savage Model 24C Savage model 24S-E Savage Model 24V Savage Model 242
Mass 7 lb (3.2 kg)

Who builds Stevens shotguns?

Is Stevens same as savage?

Savage dropped the Stevens name in 1991, but revived it in 1999 and still uses it today for a number of its low cost rifles and shotguns.

Do they still make Stevens shotguns?

Savage dropped the Stevens name in 1991, but revived it in 1999 and still uses it today for a number of its low cost rifles and shotguns….Stevens Arms.

Industry Firearms manufacturer
Products Rifles, pistols, shotguns
Parent Savage Arms
Website http://www.savagearms.com