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Please help me identify a model and value on my great grandfathers Parker Shotgun.

Here are the Markings that I recorded (serial number on the gun is 184598, and it is a 12 ***** double barrel:

Foregrip (outside, Bottom): Pat'd Mar 25-1878
Foregrip (inside): 184598

Stock/trigger assembly:
Parker Bros.
Reg US PAT - FF
PAT'D Jan.18.Aug.16.1887
PAT'D Oct.25,1910
PAT'D AUG.15.1905
184598

on metal of trigger assembly, engravings of pheasants and 184598, Parker Bros, Meriden, Conn

Barrel:
Parker Bros - Makers-, Meriden, CT, USA
Parker, Spec. Steel 184598

stamped JC and P.S. HTA 38 (??).

I can post pictures if helpful.

Thanks,
Jeff
 

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You left out the most important mark. The grade will be marked on the water table, where the barrels rest on the frame. From your description, it's a GH Grade (GHE if it has automatic ejectors) value for a 12 bore is $800 to $2500, depending on condition, your Parker was made about 1919... Bushrod
 
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