AYA (AGUIRRE Y ARANZABAL)
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AYA (AGUIRRE Y ARANZABAL)
Current manufacturer established in 1917, and located in Eibar, Spain. Currently imported by New England Custom Gun Service, Ltd. (NECG), located in Claremont, NH. Previously located until 2010 in Plainfield, NH, and Fieldsport, located in Traverse City, MI. Previously imported by AYA USA, located in Old Saybrook, CT, Anglo American Sporting Agency, located in Corona del Mar, CA, H.G. Lomas Gunmakers, located in Elkhart Lake, WI, John F. Rowe, located in Enid, OK, William Larkin Moore 1969-1978 (with Agoura, CA import marking), and 1978-1986 (with West Lake, CA import marking). Diarm also manufactured AYAs circa 1986-1988 in Eibar, Spain.
AYA manufactured shotguns can be identified by serialization. Serial numbers over 600,001 with barrel flats marked "Arms de Chasse" or "Scotia Group" are post-1988 AYA manufactured while specimens numbered under 600,000 may have been manufactured by Diarm circa 1986-1989. Diarm manufacture is not covered by the AYA warranty, nor is the resale the same as values listed below.
Please refer to the AYA and Spanish year of mfg. date codes under Serialization in the back of this text for more information on AYA shotguns.

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