Ithaca Gun closed its doors in 2005.
Ithaca Gun was founded in 1880 in Ithaca, New York and manufactured quality American-made shotguns for over a century.
Articles on Ithaca Guns
The equipment of the celebrated Ithaca Gun Company was sold at auction in a going-of-business auction sale last Tuesday.
Some came to Tuesday’s auction looking for parts, but others came to bid farewell to a 125-year-old company they say was known for high-quality guns not often found anymore. It was a sad day for many gun enthusiasts as the venerable Ithaca Gun Co. sold off equipment in its going-out-of-business liquidation auction.
Articles on Ithaca Shotguns
Deliveries of the Model 37 Repeater began in April 1937. Since that time the Model 37 has been made in 12, 16, and 20 gauge, and in just about every configuration imaginable, from Standard, Skeet, or Trap grade guns with 26″ or 28″ barrels, ventilated ribs, and highly polished receivers to the rifle-sighted Deerslayer versions, and the specialized military and police Models. The Ithaca Model 37 compares favorably with even the most modern pump action shotguns available, and is distinguished by its light weight, solid construction, and short, smooth operating mechanism stroke.
Ithaca Gun Co. LLC has reintroduced a 60-year-old shotgun to the consumer market after the public and gun wholesalers began lobbying the company, says Robin Sharpless, director of operations for Ithaca. The upscale shotgun maker has begun selling its 12-gauge M&P model 37 under the name “Homeland Security Model 37.”
Ithaca Gun has developed a brilliant plan to provide women with a much-needed firearm — the woman-friendly shotgun.
Ithaca Guns Patents
Books on Ithaca Guns
I can’t say enought great things about this book…it’s a hard back book that is very attractive and that has a fantastic history of all of the Ithaca repeaters with tons of behind the scenes pictures from the factory….If you’re into Ithaca guns or SKB shotguns, this book it for you.
Ithaca Featherlight Repeaters: The Best Gun Going: A Complete History of the Ithaca Model 37 and the Model 87
Ithaca Featherlight Repeaters: The Best Gun Going: A Complete History of the Ithaca Model 37 and the Model 87 aims to provide the Ithaca collector and student sufficient information to identify any Model 37 that might be encountered, the various configurations it assumed, and the date of its manufacture.