Top 5 American Vintage Shotguns to Collect

The story of American shotguns starts in the colonial era, with the flintlock fowling pieces used by settlers for hunting and home defense. As technology advanced, so too did the design of shotguns. The mid-19th century saw the introduction of the modern shotgun with the advent of breech-loading mechanisms and later the invention of the pump-action shotgun by Christopher Spencer in 1882. These innovations made shotguns easier to load, shoot, and maintain, leading to their widespread use in hunting, sport, and law enforcement.

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Parker Reproduction Shotguns

When it comes to shotguns, few brands can rival the legacy of Parker Reproduction. Established in 1984, Parker Reproduction Shotguns was born out of a desire to revive the craftsmanship and elegance of the original Parker Brothers shotguns. Today, these shotgun clones, made between 1984-1989, continue to captivate gun enthusiasts with their unparalleled craftsmanship, modern marvels of design and technology, and the timeless legacy they carry.

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