Good gun alert: a nice 12 gauge Lefever Arms, double barrel shotgun…

12 gauge Lefever Arms Co, Syracuse, NY, Double Barrel Shotgun
12 gauge Lefever Arms Co, Syracuse, NY, Double Barrel Shotgun

Daniel Myron Lefever was one of the geniuses of American gunmaking. Born in 1835, he started making firearms under his own name in 1857.  In 1880 he formed the Lefever Arms Co in Syracuse, NY.

It had one of the shortest runs of the American gunmakers.. The company was only around until 1919, and in that time they only built around 65,000 shotguns –  far less than Parker Bros. , L.C. Smith, or A.H. Fox. So when you locate a nice one like you see here, it’s a special find.

12 gauge Lefever Arms Co, Syracuse, NY, Double Barrel Shotgun
12 gauge Lefever Arms Co, Syracuse, NY, Double Barrel Shotgun

Lefever Arms, Syracuse, NY. G-grade, 12 gauge: 30″ damascus barrels, bold, striking pattern, mirror bores, Full & Modificd, Good vintage case color, Cocking indicators. Pistol grip stock, splinter forearms with push-button release. Attractive dark figured wood, perfect checkering. Unusual high dimensions: 1 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ X 14″. An antique gun made in the 1890s. Great sporting clays gun: Price: $1275

12 gauge Lefever Arms Co, Syracuse, NY, Double Barrel Shotgun
12 gauge Lefever Arms Co, Syracuse, NY, Double Barrel Shotgun
12 gauge Lefever Arms Co, Syracuse, NY, Double Barrel Shotgun
12 gauge Lefever Arms Co, Syracuse, NY, Double Barrel Shotgun

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