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12 gauge shotgun Made in Brazil NO.366748 SINGLE SHOT

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12 gauge shotgun
Made in Brazil
NO.366748
SINGLE SHOT
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Firearms
Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 2 years ago.
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To identify it, I need to know if it has any other markings and what they are. You can also attach some photographs using the paper clip icon.

Philip
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


Left side of barrel reads,12 GA. 2 3/4 Chamber


Right side reads, C.I.F. CORP. MIAMI. FLA

Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 2 years ago.

Could those initials be "F.I.E." instead of "C.I.F."?

 

What is the barrel length?

Philip

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes, the initials could be FIE.


The barrel length is 28 1/8 in.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Also, sliding the trigger gaurd back cracks the barrel.

Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 2 years ago.

Never mind - I see the barrel length above.


Philip

Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 2 years ago.

You have an F.I.E. S.O.B. single-shot shotgun, based on that barrel length. It has a pistol-grip stock. They are chambered in either 12, 20, or .410. It was discontinued in 1984. It is prices as a "shooter" and not as a collectors item.

 

Retail values:

Excellent: $95-$120
Very Good: $70-$85
Good: $60-$65

I hope this helps.

Philip

 

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