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burgess shotgun

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by 38 special, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. 38 special

    38 special New Member

    Feb 14, 2009
    anyone familiar with Burgess folding shotgun and rough value in excellent condition?
  2. Anchor Clanker

    Anchor Clanker Member

    Sep 14, 2008
    Need a bit more information. What exactly is the name on the gun, just as it is marked? And is it a single barrel or a double barrel? I have two listings for the name Burgess, just plain Burgess and Burgess Gun Co. The first was a "Trade Brand Name" used on double barrel shotguns sold by the Charles J. Godfery Stores, an importer and dealer located in New York City from 1875 to 1907 ( and maker unknown) and the second was a gun maker located in Buffalo,New York from 1898 to 1903. To give a value, we have to know the condition of the gun mechanically and cosmetic. A photo would help there.

  3. hrf

    hrf Well-Known Member

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Burgess Gun Co. of Buffalo made a folding shotgun with an odd 12 guage "pump" action activated by an iron sleeve at wrist of stock. The current Flayderman's Guide says made ca. 1892-1899, and lists value in Very Good condition $550.
  4. lakego

    lakego New Member

    Sep 4, 2012
    do you have a burgess folding shotgun i would love to buy it thanks steve
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