Esses Single Shot

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by McNeer, May 20, 2012.

  1. McNeer

    McNeer New Member

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    I have my great-grandfathers Essex shotgun. It is a single shot 12 ga. with serial number 131635. Trying to determine value for insurance puposes.
  2. hrf

    hrf Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum.

    As a family heirloom it may be priceless, but few old single barrel shotguns are considered collectible, and are valued in the $50 to $100 range depending on condition.

    Vorisek's "Shotgun Markings" lists Essex as a brand name used by Belknap Hardware of Louisville, Kentucky on guns made for them by Crescent, Stevens, and Harrington & Richardson.
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