This should be a Lewis model, made in 1902.
I HAVE BEEN RESEARCHING THE VERY SAME QUESTION AND I HAVE FOUND THAT IS RANGES FROM $75-$125 DEPENDING ON THE CONDITION OF THE FIREARM
You have an Ithaca sxs Flues Model made in 1914. Leaf pattern indicates Grade 1 or 1.5 should be marked on the watertable. If excellent condition as you stated 1200.00 plus. Other factors in price auto ejectors?, single or double trigger?, beavertail forearm?, Length of barrels?, steel or damascuss barrels, etc.
Hello I will need to know more info on it. Like what is marked on it? Hammer or hammerless? Grade? email me email@example.com Hammerless serial nr 55557
The initials TJ engraved on a diamond is an identifier, not an indication of anything else.
it was made bu Colt in 1918. your slide is probably marked 'Ithaca' which was probably due to fueld cleaning. when pistol were put back together all parts were mixed. the Ithaca slide did NOT go back on the Ithaca frame, it went on yout Colt frame...........
The Lefever Arms Co., Inc. that made the Nitro Special Double and Western Arms Corp. that made the Long Range Double began as seperate corporations that were owned by the same folks that owned Ithaca Gun Co., and the guns were built in the Ithaca factory. The early Nitro Specials were marked "Lefever Arms Co., Inc., Ithaca, N.Y." and the early Long Range Doubles were marked "Western Arms Corp., Ithaca, N.Y." Around 1933, they lumped the brands together and the later Lefevers were marked "Lefever Arms Branch, Ithaca Gun Co., Inc." and the Long Range Doubles were marked "Western Arms Branch Ithaca Gun Co., Inc." The Western Arms Long Range Double had a frame made of malleable iron. These were utility grade shotguns- value in 95% condition is about $225.
Known as the 'Minier Model' and made 1906-1908. firstname.lastname@example.org
Depends on if it is sidelock or boxlock. Generally, 1916-1948. email@example.com
Three weeks ago I brought a 40+ year old gold bracelet marked 14KM in to a jeweler to have engraved. He checked it and said it was good to go. The next day he phoned and told me it couldn't be engraved because it was "gold-wrapped" copper.
There are just too many variables to Ithaca shotguns to be able to give you a estimated value. If you go to the shotgun message board at Antique Guns you can find some true Ithaca experts. Be prepared to tell them EVERYTHING that is marked on the gun and WHERE it is marked. You will need to remove the forestock and barrels to find marks on the flats of the receiver and bottom of the barrel. Also, give the condition as a percent of ORIGINAL finish remaining, and either fully describe the engraving or give a link to photos.