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LC SMITH IDEAL GRADE 12GA
LC SMITH IDEAL GRADE 12GA
 
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LC SMITH IDEAL GRADE 12GAIdeal (1912-1950)
The Hunter Arms Company advertised the Ideal Grade as a "general purpose" gun with "just enough engraving to make it attractive." The locks were engraved with a simple oak leaf design. The trigger guard and frame had additional but minimal engraving. L.C. SMITH was roll-stamped on the lock plates. In 1913 the Ideal Grade was regularly available with London Steel barrels but it could be ordered with Damascus Steel barrels. Barrel lengths were 26 28 30 and 32 inches and they could be bored from cylinder to full choke. The right barrel was roll-stamped L.C. SMITH IDEAL GRADE while the left was marked THE HUNTER ARMS CO. FULTON N.Y. Gauges were 10 12 16 and 20 and .410 was available later. The 1913 price with two triggers was $37.50. A Hunter One-Trigger added $20 to the price. A gun with ejectors was $49 and one with both ejectors and a Hunter One-Trigger was $69. In 1945 the base price for the Ideal Grade was $87. Between 1913 and 1945 Hunter Arms Company manufactured 21 862 Ideal Grade shotguns. The combined production figures for the period of 1912 through 1950 show a total of 26 686 Ideal Grades separated into the categories of 205 10-gauge 18 130 12-gauge 4 460 16-gauge 3 659 20-gauge and 232 .410 shotguns.
Maker:L.C. Smith
Model:Ideal Grade Circa 1930
Style:Shotgun
Action:Side by Side
Gauge/Caliber:12
Engraving:Scroll
Barrel Length:30
Chambers:2 3/4"
Rib Design:Concave filed
Scope/Sights:Brass bead
Weight:7lbs 8oz
Choke:I/C MOD
Stock:English Straight Grip
Drop At Comb:1 1/2
Drop At Heel:2 1/2
Length Of Pull:14
Case:N/A
Location:Thomasville
Reference Number:1-101076

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