J C Higgins Firearms

J.C.Higgins Firearms are Sears sporting goods shotgun brand. Most of their line of products were manufactured by Marlin, High Standard, Higgins, or Savage manufacturing companies and were sold by Sears, Roebuck & Company.
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The J.C. Higgins trade name was used by Sears, Roebuck & Company of Chicago from 1946 to 1962 on firearms and other sporting goods.Arms bearing this tradename were manufactured by a variety of American gunmakers.The 16 gauge was made by Marlin, the .410 by Harrington & Richardson. The .22 by…
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Poly Choke Yes, set choke to cylinder.Yes, you can use slugs in a poly choke gun i have a mossberg new haven model and i use slugs in it all the time just make shure that you open the choke up to mod. or im cyl or just the most open setting on the poly choke it shouldn't matter the your gun is a jc…
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Answer I own that very shotgun, the model 21. I purchased a left hand safety for mine in about 1970 from a parts catalog for a High Standard that a friend had puchase. I can't tell you though if the model 20 is the same. The 21 is a variable choke slide action. I have never had a problem with i…
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Yes, there has been a recall on the 12 ga. guns for several years. I personally have sent in 3 bolts. The model numbers are 583.13 through 583.22. You can find info on where to call by typing in J.C. Higgins recall on a search engine. I believe it is 800 817-9165. I don't know if the recent merger …
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Answer i also have one of these sitting in front of me. they are worth around 150-200 dollars. mine is from the circa-1947 era. The Model 60 first appeared in the Sears Catalogs in the Fall/Winter 1955 catalog and the Modle 66 which superceded the model 60 first appeared in the Fall /W…
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Answer I have a mod 58322 20ga bolt action shotgun as well and consider it to be priceless. The gun was origanally purchased by my fathers uncle and bears his initials on the stock.Your gun is probally worth between $50 and $150.You say the condition is fair which would put it more towards $5…
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I WOULD SAY A DECENT CONDITION 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN WOULD PROBABLY RANGE FROM 100.00 TO 200.00  AnswerI bought mine for 120  AnswerI 12 gauge pump shotgun cost me $150.00  AnswerI paid 50$ for a model 20 in fair condition. fires fine but needs some TLC, makes a great field gun.  …
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%DETAILS% Answer The No. 16 (AKA Crack Shot) was manufactured from 1900-1913. It was msde in .22 and .32 Rimfire. These "Boy's Rifles" usually got a lot of use/abuse and are often found in less-than-poor condition. The Standard catalog suggests a retail value of $100 in Poor, $200 in Good, a…
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gunpartscorp.com You can also search for Marlin model 80 parts seeing as how the J.C. Higgins is a clone of the model 80 and Marlin is easier to get parts for. I got a model 80 elevation key for the rear sight from the sight and looked and fit exactly the same as the old one I lost off my J.C.
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My cross-reference list says this is actually a Harrington & Richardson Model 120. Sears Roebuck sold firearms with the J.C. Higgins brand name from the 1940's into the 1960's or later. H&R only produced the Model 120 during 1941 and 1942. The Sears J. C. Higgins 583.14 was manufactured by …
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%REPLIES%%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% Answer James - The J.C.Higgins name was used by Sears Roebuck from 1946 to 1962. Your 16 gauge was made by Marlin, the .410 by Harrington & Richardson, and the .22 by Savage/Stevens. Assuming all guns are fully functional but not in like-new condition, they are…
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%DETAILS% Answer My cross reference list indicates that this is a Savage 59. If your local gunsmith can't find the parts, you can check with www.e-gunparts.com
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%DETAILS% AnswerIt's a Stevens 59. If your local gunsmith can't get the bolt, try www.e-gunparts.com  AnswerHi you may not ever find a bolt for that shotgun there was a recall on some of the 12ga JC Higgins and all you had to do was send in the bolt and sears sent you $165 so that's may be wh…
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Sears was paying Ted Williams for the use of his name in the 1960's. To set a value, go to Walmart and find a similar .410 shotgun (bolt action, pump, double barrel, single shot?). Your used gun should be worth 2/3 to 3/4 as much as the least expensive new one they are offering.
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J C Higgins Shotgun The JC Higgins model 20 was manufactured by High Standard firearms company. In Arizona this shotgun,in in good to very good shape, will sell for $150. I bought one from an ol'timer in PA for 50 dollars in fair but operational condition. Same Exact model and stampings. About …
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Answer I believe that this model was made in the early 1960's. I have one and I have been told that depending on condition it's worth around $100-$200. If its in shambles but still fires it should be treasured as a family heirloom. Hope this helped.
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Answer I do know the value of your gun. Your guns value is $114(Good), $168(Excelent), $210(New In Box). Other than that all I know is that J.C. Higgins was around until the 60's. 583 on a Sears Roebuck gun means it was manufactured by Hi Standard, but I can't locate a reference for the .1…
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Answer The Sears, Roebuck & Company of Chicago used the trade name J.C. Higgins on the firearms and other sporting goods it sold between 1946 and 1962. Arms bearing this tradename were manufactured by a variety of American gunmakers. I believe by the model number you listed that your shotgun …
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Jack First Inc 1201 Turbine Dr. Rapid City SD 57703 605-343-9544 has an excellent 2 volume parts catalog that shows this model Answer Over the years, the NRA has published books diagramming the parts of many different firearms. Their website is at www.nra.org/ . If you are a member, keep an eye …
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Answer Sears has a recall on some of their J C Higgins 12 ga and they will send you $165 just for the bolt if it is a bolt action shotgun. I had one and that's what they sent me.
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I can tell you that the pump guns are a very close "copy" of the very fine Remington model 31's and are a joy to use. One of the smoothest pumps ever made. Very good quality and available for very little money on the used market $100 to $200 dollars will buy most of them, the J.C. Higgins version (m…
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Answer I have found them listed on the net for $100.00 - $160.00. All of these have been without the standard 4x scope. I purchased one at auction last night for $165.00 with scope in good condition. Kind of missed the one my dad had when I was a kid. Make sure the internal sling is ther and in…
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Answer your shotgun was made by high standard. high standard went out of business in 1984 due to some poor choices and poorer management. they are most noted for the .22 auto-loading pistols. they made a good solid firearm meant to last a lifetime or two. unfortunately there is no real in…
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Answer I would suggest trying a local gunsmith who has been around a while. Gun shows would also be a possible source. Numrich Gun parts, http://www.e-gunparts.com/, found a clip for a Savage Model 1903 .22 short pump action rifle for me many years after it had been discontinued. They are known f…
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There have been several different models of Sears 12 guage pumps- most common were the model 20's and 30's. The model 21 did have a vent rib and an adjustable choke- was made by Flight King for Sears. In guns, condition drives a MAJOR part of the value. The 27th edition of Gun Traders Guide indicate…
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Answer It was made on 1/13/48. This is called an Roll Mark Date. I found it at http://www.histandard.info/models/private/Sears/SearsBolt.html There is a recall on this model. Get info at Sears.com or call 1-800-817-9165. It covers models 583.13 to 583.22.
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I've been told that this rifle may be the same as some Marlin .22 rifles. Maybe you can cross reference. I have a Higgins 103 16 .22cal which I was told is the same as a Marlin 80  AnswerIknow that the model 31 is made by High Standard. I think the model 30 is also.  AnswerLook up Numric…
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Answer The Model 2X was made from 1932-55. In 100% condtion it is booked at $175. The Model 2XA, with Lyman No. 553 receiver sight, ivory bead, swivels and sling, books at $300 in 100% condition. Add 25% for factory checkered stock.
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I just bought one for $125, it's in great shape. They guy I bought it from said he checked in a trader and they range from $100-$150 or so. I've seen as high as $200. I own a couple of them, but I inherited the first one.  AnswerI have the mod.20 pump 12 Ga., ventilated rib w/ Choke(var.) &…
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Most if not all of the J. C. Higgins pistols were made by High Standard.There is a web site that claims the JC Higgins model 88 22cal revolver was made in the 1960's 1980's for Sears & Roebuck. And also there were a couple of sites that list the price for this gun between $25 and $75 all the way…
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I have a bolt action 6 shot 16ga. I paid $65 for it at a pawn shop. It has seen moderate use and remains a well functioning, useable gun. I have seen them in pristine condition for $100 at the most. It really depends on the model such as 583 1 to 583 25 were what are refered to a the Sears model 1…
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Answer The sears bolt actions were made under contract by Savage, Mossberg, and Marlin. You can order a catalog from Gun Parts Corp. and cross refrence your sears model No. for the manufactor Answer According to the highstandard.info web site, J.C. Higgins made a lot of these for Sea…
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Answer Hi, I have one that I inherited and wouldn't take anything for it. Mine has a 4X Weaver scope on it and is a blast to shoot. So value is a personal thing. If not sentimental, probably no more than $150.00 in perfect shape or whatever the top bid is at an auction.
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The rifle was made by marlin in late 50s for sears and roebuck. value. poor-around 350$ to 400$ Fair-Around 500$ Perfect-600$
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Answer I don't really know the value of the J C Higgins 12 gauge shotgun as a colectable but I do know that Sears is offering $50 gift certificates for the return of the bolt to their offices. Apparently there was a voluntary recall of the bolt receiver and Sears will pay for the bolt to make…
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Answer The J.C. Higgins line of shotguns is quite common. They were distributed a lot by mail order catalog companies like Sears & Roebuck, Montgomery Ward, etc. They were also made in 20, 16, & 12 gauge models. Not a real expensive piece, but fun to play around with nevertheless. C…
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Answer I have recently purchased a 270.cal HVA Action Rifle, this rifle is swedish made, in 1969. It is also a JC Higgins M51-L. I paid $350.00 for it.The price for it will go for about $550.00 to $700.00 depending on the condition of the rifle. By the way my rifle looks brand new. I was told …
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Answer I got mine 3 years ago. Looks almost new. Great gun for rabbits and pheasants. I paid $100 and am really happy with it.
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I have one which is in very good shape. I have never shot the thing as it belonged to my grandfathers cousin and was handed down to me. there was a recall on some of the models but it does not seem that this model was affected. Late 1945 through perhaps 1948.
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Sears Ted Williams Mod 21 Pump 20 Gauge If this gun shoots both 2 3/4" and 3" shells, has receiver engraving, ribbed barrel with 2 beads, and variable choke on the end, then it is the Ted Williams version of the Model 21. In good shape, it may be worth $75
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This is the High Standard Model 200. It is booked at $175 for 100% condition, to $90 in 60%.  Answerthere is some questions as to who actually made your weapon. according to some sources the model 28, 29, 30 were all actually made by the company j c Higgins. the 31 was made by high standard. s…
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Answer Not sure exactly as I have one also which was purchased from Sears in 1959. I know that they were not made by Sears but were actually produced by Savage I think and were know as a model 20. Answer I believe if you check the service manual for a High Standard Sport-King Carbine Model A-102, yo…
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Answer Tons of them on EBAY right now, standard large ring Mauser 98 bolt. The EBAY ones have the bolt turned down for a scope which is what you need. The Model 50 Rifle was made by FN on their 300 deluxe action. It is worth the bolt fitting. They are a premium rifle. I have a Model 270 a…
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Answer I saw one today in a pawn shop, it was in good shape for $200.00
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Answer $125 to $175 depending on condition. The shotgun was likely manufactured by High Standard. You can get parts from Numrich Gun Parts, www.e-gunparts.com
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%REPLIES% Answer I have no idea, but I also have a 16 gauge bolt action shotgun that needs a clip so if you find a place to look please let me know. Answer The H&R Gamester boltaction shotgun never used a clip. It is a tubular fed 3-shot shotgun made in 12 and 16 gauges. I have one (mode…
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I also have a mod. 45, Lever action 30-30. I have the original owners manual but it does not give any clue to these questions. I have been told by a very knowledgeable person that they are somewhat rare, were made by Winchester and pretty valuable. I have not been able to confirm.  AnswerNo, t…
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Answer As I remember, High Standard made most of the rimfire revolvers that I saw in the Sears catalogs of the day. That would be in the early to mid sixties, I guess. They had quite a variety. I hope that helps some, anyway. However, there might well have been other manufacturers whose handg…
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This gun would have been manufactured by High Standard, but I cannot cross reference it to a particular model. With the HS name it would retail for something between $200 and $400. With the Sears trade name it is likely to be one of the lower priced HS models and would retail for about $150-$200 act…
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Answer Would need a little more information, like manufacturer and model for starters. But for any useable shotgun, you can go to Walmart and locate the least expensive new gun with the same action type and figure your used gun is worth from 1/2 to 2/3 of its price.
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Answer I was 5 years old in 1957 when my Dad helped me hold and aim his J C Higgins model 36 22cal rifle (which I own today). When I was about 12 years old I asked him when he got his rifle. He said his dad bought it for him when he graduated from high school in 1945. http://www.histandard.info/…
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Answer Gunparts Corp. has schematics and parts lists available for about one dollar. http://www.gunpartscorp.com/ Answer See if the link at the right has a manual for your model >>>> http://www.histandard.info/manuals/sears/rfrifles/index.html
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Answer If it was made before 1968 it may not have one. If it was made later than that, it should be easily found without disassembing anything.
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Answer Try this Web page http://oldguns.net/ Antique and Collectable Firearms and Militaria Headquarters
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Answer without a model number and condition it is hard to tell. sound like the high standard made for sears. value in very good condition is around 125.00 depending your market. good luck
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Answer I am unsure of the value however you will have better luck with your search if you use the real name and type of the JC Higgins model 20. You actually own a High Standard Model 200. I just recently refurbished one for a friend and it took me about a week to ID this particular firearm for…
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Answer I Bought mine for 150 bucks.
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Answer Neither Revelation nor Western Field made firearms. The first is a brand name retailed by Western Auto and the second by Montgomery Ward. The Revelation 220 is a Mossberg 800 and the 225 a Savage 340.
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Answer THIS MIGHT HELP http://www.e-gunparts.com/crossref.asp
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Answer It has only shooter's value. There is no real collector interest.
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Answer 16 gauge - smaller selection of ammunition , Higgins - Sears tradename, Bolt -not a popular action. 3 strikes. Top value $125 if in nearly-new condition. More likely to bring $50-$75.
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Answer Generally, you can't. If you can identify the model, you can determine the years in which it was manufactured, and sometimes narrow that down by variations in the model's specifications.
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Answer i have a ranger also and i have never seen another. i know this one is only about 20 yrs old . i gave hardly nothing for it. i also would like more info. Answer private labeled sears revolver were made by High Standard and were last sold by Sears in 1963 Sold from about 1959 thro…
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Rifle owners manuel GOOGLE rifle shops state by state then e mail or snail mail them with your question. One of them will either have one, or know where you could find one.
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Answer All I can tell you is that in North Central Ks. They seem to be a popular gun. Most of the time at farm auctions or sales they usually bring between 250 to 350 dollars in well worn but not beat up condition.
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Answer Sears sold imported Zoli shotguns as well as private branded Winchester 101 shotguns. Would need to know the model number off of the barrel.
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Answer your rifle is actually made by marlin and is a model 80dl. it is fairly common and the value in like new condition is around 100.00 or maybe a little more. good luck
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I just bought one at a garage sale (same make and model) but the "plunger" is broken. If you get a source of parts let me know Answer All of the "Cactus Carbines" were made for Sears by Daisy. Any reputable Daisy repairman can fix you up.
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e-gunparts.com or Jack First in Rapid City SD  Answeron a Winchester model 1200
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Answer The approximate value is in the genreal area of 85-130 US dollars
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Answer the model 36 is the last in the line of auto-loading .22 rifles. in good condition the value is only around 75.00. grab a book or check a website and find out what the condition actually is. like most older things that are collected there is a standard chart for determining conditio…
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Answer your shotgun was made by high standard in the late 1970's to early 1980's. numerich gun parts has many parts for it available as they were able to buy most of high standard's inventory when the factor closed in 1984. you can find them at either www.e-gunparts.com or 1-845-679-2417. …
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What I know - I'm in the same boat! I'm researching the same question w/ a similar sears rifle. So far, I've discovered the sears model 5, 22cal rifle Mod No. 273-2340 & 273-2341(the one I possess) were contracted out to Winchester. Under the Sears brand, they were the Model 5. Winches…
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Answer turn the rod under the barrel about 1/4 turn then pull it out slide 15 rounds down the tube then reinstall the rod
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kind of an answerI went online and found a guy in PA who repairs older pellet guns, I might be able to look it up, the gun was made by Crosman I think, I have one that has a maple (lightwood) stock with a white line spacer between the barrel and air chamber tube full length of rifle, mine says on it…
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Answer "J.C. Higgins" was used by Sears as a brand name from 1946 to 1962. That should gve you a general idea of age. As far as I can tell, the 16 GA was manufactured throughout that time period. As for price, I payed $225, and have seen them from 175 to 250 depending on condition. For a more cer…
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1956 through 1963. There were two tpes of model 80 583.800 made from 1955 through 1961 and type 583.801 made in 1962 and 1963 http://www.histandard.info/models/pistols/Dura.html
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Answer Should be worth from $75 to $150, depending on condition.
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There should be an assembly date code on the barrel just forward of the receiver in thr form of two upper case letters.The code/date chart can be found at http://www.histandard.info/datapublic/serial/HIGH%20STANDARD%20DATE%20CODE.pdf
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Answer Probably in the range of $200 - $300. It all depends on what a collector is looking for. Watch Gunbroker.com for a while and you can get a feel for what people bid for similar guns.
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auction price I just paid 150 for one with a scope, in very good condition(12/23/09) I just bought one, 95% condition from a local gun store with no scope. $99 + tax. I think I got a great deal, so I'd figure 100 - 150 as a good estimate.
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Answer If "they" are single shot shotguns, they hold 1 shell. Double barrels hold 2. Revolvers usually hold 5 or 6. Firearms with magazines may hold anywhere from 3 to 20.
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Answer Raise the bolt to the unlocked position, then pull the trigger while removing the bolt. Answer That makes no sense. The Model 60 is a semiautomatic firearm, not a bolt-action. The old style Model 60 used the operating handle as a bolt hold-open. Pull the bolt about 3/4 way t…
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Answer Hi, My name is Jeff Ford. I hope This helps you a little bit. John Higgins started working for Sears in 1898. Sears thought of a catch phrase for his name since he didn't have a middle initial they added a "C" with his permission hinse The brand Name "JC HIGGINS" I have a model 20 1…
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Answer Which one? Sears sold a lot of different guns with Ted's name on them from 1961 to sometime in the 1980's. A semi-automatic will bring a lot more than a bolt action or a pump. There should be a Sears model number (usually 3 digits, a period, and 1 or more additional digits) that can u…
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Answer Try numrich gunparts, type numrichgp into google, usually they have a lot of parts for such guns.
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Answer The J. C. Higgins name was only put on guns through 1941-1962. It could have serial numbers located next to the trigger on the bottom plate, but a magority don't. In any case though you can take the model numbers (examples 583.10, 101.387) and cross reference to find who made it. Then when…
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Answer It was most likely built by Harrington and Richardson for sears from 1945-1955. It should fetch from $60-$100 depending on condition.
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Answer You're probably looking at $130-$150 depending on the condition. A good condition one with good bluing and a good condition wooden stock being at the higher end of the price range.
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Answer The Model 45 is the same gun as the Marlin Model 336C. Pricing on the Sears model would be approx. 10%-20% less than the Marlin.
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Answer IF IT IS GOOD SHAPE ID SAY $95 TO $110 TOPS. THE 410 IS A GUN THAT THERE IS SO MANY AROUND THE PRICE JUST DOESNT HOLD UP
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Answer Not knowing exactly who manufactured the gun, I can't say for certain, but a Navy Arms reproduction Zouave lists from $100 to $400, depending on condition.
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Answer Do you know the model name or number? I'm guessing it is a single shot Champion valued from $25 for a parts gun to $125 in Excellent condition with a plain rib. The version with a matte rib runs about $25 higher and the Trap Grade with a ventilated rib ranges from $100 to $275. Double…
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Answer JC Higgins Model 29 No, The JC Higgins model 29 is just like the model 31 without a sling. the difference between the model 30 and model 31 is the bolt is on the left on the model 30 and on the right on the models 31 and 29. Models 30 and 31 both had a retractable sling.
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Answer It all depends on the condition of your rifle. Is it completely original? If you've added a scope the value will drop considerably. Remington made several types of Model 12 also, but if yours has a round barrel with a flat faced butt-plate, has at least 80% of the finish on the barrel a…
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Answer I own a 1926 Parker Bros shot gun, ser# 219203. It is in excellent condition. A distinguishing charicturistic is a steel shield/badge inlain on the under side of the stock. I am looking for a value on the weapon G. Karambellas karambellas@gmail.com
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Your rifle was made by Marlin (their Model 101) for Sears. First produced in 1951, it has been discontinued. If yours does not have a serial number, it was made prior to the 1968 Gun Control Act.
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