Historical Overview of the Ithaca Gun Company
•1883~William Henry Baker and partners go into business as Ithaca Gun Company, start making side by side shotguns
•1937~The John Browning designed Model 37® is put into production at Ithaca
•1967~Ithaca Gun Company is sold to what will become General Recreation, Inc.
•1987~Ithaca Acquisition, Inc. moves gunmaking operations to King Ferry, NY. Changes name of Model 37® to Model 87.
•1996~Ithaca Gun Company, LLC changes name of the Ithaca pump gun back to Model 37®
•2005~Ithaca Guns USA, LLC of Upper Sandusky, OH purchases Ithaca Gun's assets, starts M37 production
•2007~Ithaca Gun Company acquires the assets of Ithaca Guns USA, LLC and continues moving forward in Ohio, bringing modern techniques and ideas to gunmaking