Antique Shotgun Proof Marks
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Antique shotgun proof marks. Very dexter smith rolling block shotgun blue 30 18 single shot shotgun mfd 1871 81 antique 16 ga. A reader has asked me to say something about belgian proof marks. As with all items purchased we guarantee 100 satisfaction. The 28 inch barrels have been reblued sleeved and reproofed.
Hoping i might find some help in identifying an old shotgun that was handed down to me i am nearly ready to give up i am told that it is in the 180 200 year old range but cannot vouch for that. Beesley side by side shotgun in 20 gauge with 2 12 inch chambers and extractors that was made in 1895. Hi folks newbie to the forum here. Mark indicates smokeless proof.
Ive owned two belgian side by sides and two browning superposed so i guess i can say that i have some acquaintance with twentieth century ones but unlike my posts on antique english shotguns i dont have an antique belgian one at hand to describe. The lion over pv. At jc militaria we stock a number of antique weapons and military equipment. Vater the gun is of belgian origin.
Some of the marks you say are difficult to read would help in narrowing down the age somewhat. As with all items purchased we guarantee 100 satisfaction.