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LC SMITH SPECIALITY GRADE 12GA
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LC SMITH SPECIALITY GRADE 12GA. Specialty (1912-1950)
The 1913 catalog states "A fine gun in all details built to last a lifetime. Handsomely engraved . . . with fine lines of the best weapon and at a most moderate price. A thoroughly sound serviceable gun well fitted. Every attention has been paid to produce in this our Specialty grade a well-balanced and good shooting-gun and we have every confidence in recommending it to sportsmen who are desirous of having a high quality gun and do not feel justified in purchasing our highest." Base price in 1913 was $64. The Hunter One-Trigger added $25 and ejectors added $11. The base price was $131 in 1945. As with the lower grades it was available in 10 12 16 and 20 gauges with the 410 being available later. Barrels were Nitro Steel or Damascus Steel could be ordered. Common barrel lengths were 26 28 30 and 32 inches and were "bored any way you choose." The nicely figured walnut stocks were available in full pistol half pistol and straight grips. L.C. SMITH was engraved on the lock plates. A pair of quail was engraved on the left lock plate and a waterfowl scene was engraved on the right. The serial number was engraved on the trigger guard extension. The regular rib had a precious metal bar inlaid at the junction of the rib and rib extension. This bar was not present on guns with ventilated ribs or raised ribs. The left barrel was roll-stamped HUNTER ARMS CO. INC. M'F'R'S FULTON N.Y. U.S.A. The right barrel was roll-stamped L.C. SMITH SPECIALTY GRADE. Most of the Specialty Grade guns were made between 1912 and 1945 but a few were made by the LC. Smith Gun Company between 1945 and 1950. The total production was 6 911 (19 10-gauge 5 032 12-gauge 720 16-gauge 1 100 20-gauge and 40 .410). Automatic ejectors were placed on 6 012 shotguns.
Model:Specialty Grade Circa 1926
Action:Side by Side
Rib Design:Concave filed
Stock:English Straight Grip
Drop At Comb:1 5/8
Drop At Heel:2 5/8
Length Of Pull:14 1/4
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