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Hi, I recently purchased some old hammered shotguns and try to define their age and Gunmakers if possible. I am threading here for one of my shotguns, the Birmingham made one. It is 30" shotgun, with no makers name on it. The proof marks are a crowned BP (calligraphy) on barrels and on the action the following marks appear: BP BV and NP (all crowned), 12c in a diamond, Nitro Proof 1 1/8, 13/1, CHOKE on the left barrel only. (Marked yellow on attached proof mark table) Also, the number 411 appears on action, forend and barrels, so it must be the Serial Number. A crowned BV also marked on action. From all the above, I understand it's a Birmingham made shotgun of 1904-1925, 12bore. No indication though for chamber size (assumed 2 1/2) or maker. Could somebody help me with that? Regards to all!
i am trying to find out the history of two shotguns passed down thru family as i need to find history, value and if they are black powder or not anyone know where ui can find these details?? one of them is st. etinne and the other t.wild i believe the st.etinne has m & p 82666, 184 tarzan JG PT with the crown stamped on it and the t.wild JG with domascus barrels, 4739/3085