Manufacturing of this model ceased in the year 2000. Cheers, Devonian Thank you all for the replies, this is my first day on this forum and I already love it here. Perhaps next weekend I'll try to shoot some pheasants if my dog will work as fine as my Miroku. To make credit card lay away payments, click here:. Is there any detail about my gun that says, Nope, not a Diamond Grade. The choke skirt needs to be fitted to the smaller bore, but that makes it potentially dangerous in that someone might then use it in a gun with a larger bore, so some installers are very reluctant rightly so to do it. You may wonder why the letter sequence is not logical.
The actual value of a gun can change drastically depending on the condition, proven provenance, rarity, and the current market demand. Production Sequence Number beginning with 01001 at the start of each year. As for the springs, I have never had one personally break. Dec 23, 2014 Nicknamed, the Perfect Repeater at its introduction, this shotgun se tthe standard for pump action shotguns throughout its fifty one 51 year high rate manufacture and production life. If you are not satisfied, for any reason, please contact us before leaving negative or neutral feedback. In my case, I like them even better, with the auto-ejectors. You may wonder why the letter sequence is not logical.
There can be a problem with installing screw in chokes in a gun with tight bores. As for this list that you copied from the internet. As far as I'm aware, they never put out a stock finish that wasn't poly. Vic Harker was one person involved with Classic Doubles guns but I don't know how to contact him. The Charles Daly company has been an importer of German, Belgian, Italian, and Japanese shotguns and combination guns since at least the early 1930's.
And you're close on the dog. I posted pretty much the same question on two forums, you can check out a few other opinions at: Shotgunworld. There is another note that it came with a standard dimension trap stock, but it may be ordered in all standard gauges, barrel lengths, and chokes. I have taken the gun apart and cleaned it, it's clean throughout with all visible serial numbers matching. You don t really need to change chokes, do your. The dating code is nothing to do with the proof marks its the year the gun was was produced.
I purchased it used from a fellow who had it sent to Simmons and had a higher rib installed. This is all I could find. There are no chips or cracks. As for the value, I consider them to be just as good as a Citori. The serial number, by itself, may be useful to an advanced collector in better identifying the gun, but is otherwise of no help. The MyLuck sales were taking place at the same time as the Miroku Charles Daly guns were being sold in America.
I Could Be Wrong About That Though. None of the page scans are of original documents but are simply transcribed information typed into a word processing program. Steve I'm back from shooting a few rounds with the miroku and my new to me bt99. The barrel locks up to the receiver with no play. The Serial Number Is 156905! The Miroku MyLuck guns were not sold in the U. However, that gun had a rounded pistol grip and mine has a flat with medallion. .
The Italian guns started manufacture in 1976. Your Miroku would have been machine-made, but with a degree of hand finishing. Without seeing the gun is would beimpossable to give yo … u a value, but I would say from 450 to 600 would beclose. That said, I must also point out that I don't shoot more than 25-50 shells through one of them per year. The condition would include the finish and mechanical wear. Well made guns and very good value.
Please enter a serial number and click the submit button. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley M-F, 8-4 and Saturday By Appointment. I had it done to a 20 gauge with tight bores, and I still got modified patterns even with a choke tube that was bored out to larger than cylinder bore. Your personal details will not be shared with those companies - we send the emails and you can unsubscribe at any time. The reason is that the Italian language does not use the full alphabet — J,K,W,X and Y are not used in Italian words. Com Two questions to tackle at your leisure: 1.