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how old is a stevens model 9478 12 ga. with ser. # XXXXX

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how old is a stevens model 9478 12 ga. with ser. # XXXXX?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Firearms
Expert:  TOM replied 5 years ago.

Hi,

The Stevens Model 9478 was manufactured in 10, 12, and 20 gauge and 410 bore. It is a single shot break open shotgun with an external hammer and inertia firing pin. It was made from 1978 to 1985.

Values are:

100%98%95%90%80%70%60%
$95$85$75$60$50$45$40

These are trade in prices, add 20% for retail.

Savage/Stevens does not publish serial number data for dates of manufacture. They used a letter code until 1970 and then discontinued it.

Tom

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