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What configuration is my model 12?
April 17, 2021
10:56 pm
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Hello. I have a very nice model 12 , 12 gauge with a 20″ barrel mfg in 1931. It has checking on the stock. I don’t think it’s a riot gun, too short for trap. If anybody has a clue, it would be appreciated. Thank  you

April 17, 2021
11:06 pm
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A factory original Model 12 with a 20-inch barrel is either a Riot Gun or a Trench Gun.  The standard grade 12-ga guns, and the higher grade guns were manufactured with 26-inch or longer barrels.  You did not mention what the choke marking is on the left side of the barrel ?  Can you post a clear picture of the factory stamped markings on the barrel?  

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April 18, 2021
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Thank you Bert for responding.  The choke is Full. I spent 45 minutes trying to post a picture with no luck. Clicking on the insert/edit image icon gets me  a box that asks for source,  description, and size, do that and nothing happens.  Shouldn’t have bought a smartphone either.Cry  Thanks, Bob

April 18, 2021
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If the barrel is 20″ and it says full it has been cut down. As a guest you can not add pictures directly.  Someone can tell you how, just not me.

April 18, 2021
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As Chuck mentioned, the barrel has been chopped (cut down). The FULL choke marking indicates it originally had a 30″ or 32″ barrel.

Bert

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April 19, 2021
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Thank you both for the information, really appreciate it.  Thanks again.  Bob

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