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    Re: Questions about my 20 gauge LC Smith Archived Message

    Posted by David W on November 1, 2006, 8:19 pm, in reply to "Questions about my 20 gauge LC Smith"

    Dennis, the serial numbers date it to 1943. As for having the checkered butt, auto ejectors and single trigger in a Field Grade, anything was possible, you could order them anyway you wanted (within reason). As far as having a 13" stock, why not, just right for a woman or a person with short arms. L.C. Smith stated that all shotguns not ordered to any specific length was shipped out at 14 inches.
    Does it have a single selective trigger, or a single trigger?
    As far as value, with everything matching and if condition is as you stated and you did have a letter from Cody Museum stating so, I would think it would be worth more than a few thousand plus.

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