Sears Bolt Action Shotguns


Ident. No. Model Gauge Roll Mark Date
583.1 10 12 12/18/45
583.2 10 16 12/18/45
583.3 10 20 12/18/45
583.4 10 12 12/18/45
583.5 10 16 2/27/47
583.6 10 20 2/27/47
583.7 10 12 2/27/47
583.8 10 16 2/27/47
583.9 10 20 2/27/47
583.10 10 12 2/27/47
583.11 10 16 2/27/47
583.12 10 20 2/27/47
583.13 ** 10 12 1/13/48
583.14 ** 10 16 1/13/48
583.15 ** 10 20 1/13/48
583.16 ** 10 12 7/21/48
583.17 ** 10 12 11/28/49
583.17A 10 12 7/14/49
583.18 ** 10 16 11/28/49
583.19 ** 10 20 11/28/49
583.20 ** 10 12 1/16/52
583.21 ** 10 16 1/16/52
583.22 ** 10 20 1/16/52
583.23 10 12 4/9/54 Adjustable Choke
583.24 10 16 4/9/54 Adjustable Choke
583.25 10 20 3/14/55 Adjustable Choke
583.1100 11 12 1/3/57
583.1100 11 16 1/3/57
583.1101 11 12
583.1101 11 16
583.1101 11 20
583.1102 11 12
583.1102 11 16
583.1102 11 20
583.1450 14 12
583.1450 14 16
583.1450 14 20


A typical roll mark will read:

J. C. HIGGINS, MODEL 583.13 SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO.

and is usually rolled on the left side of the barrel just forward of the receiver. Some were also rolled on the left side at the rear of the receiver.

** Note that these models were recalled by Sears

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the shotgun. Call 800-817-9165 for identification verification and instructions on return procedures.

See http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=105&STORY=/www/story/03-06-1999/0000884021


Taken from data on sheet 1 of 5 compiled by J. J. Reardon _ 1/28/77

Transcribed by John J. Stimson, Jr. 6 April, 2002

Released ___ 6 April, 2002,  Revised ___ 28 December, 2003

© John J. Stimson, Jr. 2002, 2003


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