How can you determine the age and value of a Wards Western Field 12 gauge rifle?


A Western Field 12 gauge rifle would have been made by Mossberg or Browning or Stevens. There are gun enthusiast discussion forums online that suggest they were made from the years 1915 to 1930, though it would depend on the model. The value would depend on the age and condition.
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%DETAILS% The shotgun is a Mossberg 500. The Standard Catalog lists this at $200 in Very Good condition. Deduct 20-30% for having a Montgomery Ward name stamped on it.
Hi Steve. I am not personally familiar with your firearm but I think it was made by Mossberg and is the same as their model 500. You can confirm this by downloading the instruction
The western field model 172B was made for Montgomery Wards(Western Field) by the firm Mossberg and sons.The Mossberg model 395K and your shotgun are one and the same.The Mossberg
Are you sure of the Model Number? My cross-reference shows no Model 12. Western Field 18 Mossberg 75 Western Field 20 Mossberg 9R Western Field 215A Mossberg 85 Skips right over a
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