Posted by Bob Jurewicz on November 7, 2020, 4:17 pm
Just joined the Smith Group as a result of recently purchasing two (2) 20 GA guns. I have sent for a Letter on the gun pictured thinking it may be a bit rare. It is a 20 GA Grade 1E with Hunter Single Trigger. It has 26" barrels choked Mod/Full. Bob Jurewicz
Received my Factory Letter today (Wow that was quick). This gun is one (1) of three (3) Grade 1 20 GA guns with 26" barrels and ejectors. How many of these three had the Hunter One Single Select Trigger is unknown. Recording of that factory option did not begin untill 1918. The Letter was packed with great information on my gun, Grade 1 guns in general and Hunter Arms and L C Smith. Great job Research Division and Jim Stubbendieck. Thank you!! Bob Jurewicz
Re: L C Smith 1E 20 GA
Posted by Jim Stubbendieck on November 10, 2020, 7:51 am, in reply to "Re: L C Smith 1E 20 GA" Edited by board administrator November 10, 2020, 7:53 am
I am glad that you are pleased with the research letter. It turns out that your 20 gauge No. 1 is uncommon. A records search and letter of authentication often yield surprising information. Every L.C. Smith deserves a research letter.