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Parker Brothers VH Grade
Parker Brothers started business after the Civil War, and instead of making each part by hand, as gunmakers in London did, Parker’s gunsmiths meticulously hand-assembled their guns from machine-made parts. Parker Brothers made nearly 240,000 guns in many grades—the VH Grade was the lowest and most common—gauges, and configurations, from lightweight bird guns to heavyweights for waterfowling, but all were made to the same standard of excellence. ($4,500, VH Grade)