What year was my Ithaca 37 made?

What year was my Ithaca 37 made?

MODEL 37 REPEATER PUMP

YEAR TYPE STANDARD TYPE SOLID RIB
1946 92000 – 72200 – 73899
1947 115351 – 73900 – 74700
1948 157151 – 74701 – 78300
1949 202951 – 78301 – 79999

How much is a Ithaca Model 37 shotgun worth?

AN ITHACA 37 shotgun is currently worth an average price of $1,611.90 new and $556.89 used .

Do shotguns have serial numbers?

There was no legal requirement for SN’s on shotguns before the Gun Control Act of 1968. Stevens, Savage, and many others will be found with no serial numbers. It is perfectly legal.

When did Ithaca stop making guns?

The company was formed in the late 1800s in Ithaca. It has changed ownership several times over the years., In 1987, the company’s gun-making operations were moved to King Ferry in Cayuga County. The King Ferry plant was shut down in 2005. The company’s headquarters are currently in Upper Sandusky, Ohio.

Why are Ithaca shotguns so expensive?

Ithaca’s are made of steel not aluminum and plastic. They cost more because they take more machining to make. Parts machined vs stamped parts cost more.

Is Ithaca shotguns still in business?

Ithaca Gun Company is still all-American made.

How good are Ithaca shotguns?

Given its simplicity in functionality and its inherent reliability, if you’re beginning to explore the shotgun sports, this is one shotgun model well worth your consideration. The Model 37 is most popular in its 12-gauge version. They’re also available in 20-gauge and 28-gauge.

Where is serial number on Ithaca shotgun?

A: On the Model 37®, the serial number is located on the bottom right side of the receiver or on earlier models the chamber end of the receiver between the magazine and barrel.

Does Ithaca make an over under shotgun?

Shotgun Life recently enjoyed the privilege of spending a full day at Ithaca talking with nearly everyone in the company. We spoke with the men who made the barrels, the receivers and the stocks. We spent time with management. In 1945, Ithaca had built a one-of-a-kind 12-gauge, over/under prototype.

What is a Ithaca 12 gauge shotgun worth?

ITHACA FEATHERLIGHT shotgun PRICE AND HISTORICAL VALUE AN ITHACA FEATHERLIGHT shotgun is currently worth an average price of $534.75 used . The 12 month average price is $544.09 used. The used value of an ITHACA FEATHERLIGHT shotgun has risen $104.11 dollars over the past 12 months to a price of $534.75 .

Does Ithaca still make the Model 37?

While Ithaca did produce some shotguns for military use during the war, they also produced M1911 pistols and M3 submachine guns. After World War II, Ithaca resumed production of the Model 37. The Ithaca 37 is the only pre–World War II shotgun still in production.

Is the Ithaca 37 Slam fire?

Please explain about the bolt stop recess in the Ithaca Model 37. The Ithaca has a slide stop (part no. 27), but I have never heard of a “bolt stop”. Also please note the Ithaca does not “slam fire”, the hammer is released by the second sear after the breach is in fully locked!

How many shells does an Ithaca 37 hold?

Model 37 is a conventional, manually operated pump action shotgun. It uses tubular underbarrel magazine that can hold 4 rounds in standard configuration.

Is Slam firing illegal?

View Full Version : Is slam fire legal? Yes it is legal. IMO its a stupid thing to do though because you are modifying the stock trigger group to function in a manner that the manufacturere expressly designed it not to do. Its also not the safest thing in the world to do either.

Are Slam fire guns legal?

Can I make my shotgun slam fire?

Someone has a misunderstanding of what slam fire means. No it isn’t something easily done to your shotgun. It was designed so you must release the trigger between firing and re chambering before re pulling the trigger to fire the gun again.

Can you slam fire an 870?

It’s not slam firing, it’s pump firing. The 870 has a trigger disconnector that prevents pump firing. You need to pull the trigger for each shot.

Can you slam fire a modern shotgun?

A slamfire occurs when the firing pin protrudes from the breechblock. When the bolt or slide slams home on a live round, the firing pin fires the round. All newer shotguns have a trigger disconnector that prevents slamfires. Older guns, like the Ithaca 37 and Winchester 97, do not.

Why are slam fire shotguns illegal?

Because there is no reason for them to be illegal. A shotgun that is designed to fire open breach, fires essentially the same rate as any other shotgun.

What shotguns are capable of slam fire?

You are looking for shotguns in which there is no disconnector on the trigger. Winchester 97 and Model 12’s and Ithaca 37’s would be a couple. FlippinHippie, AzShooter1, Merle1 and 4 others like this.