Depending on condition, perhaps as much as $400-$500. email@example.com
From the 2002 Standard Catalog of Firearms: In 1905 Crescent's first hammerless sidelock was introduced as the American Gun Co. "Knickerbocker" Model No. 6. This very popular model became the Crescent "Peerless" No. 6 in 1922. In 1928 it became the Crescent "Empire" No. 60. and in 1931 the Crescent-Davis "New Empire" No. 88, "New Empire" No. 9, and "Empire" No. 9. For further information about Crescent Firearms of Norwich, Connecticut try Amazon.com or eBay for books on old firearms companies.
Wautauga was made by Crescent Firearms. It was a trade name. Crescent waas in business from @1893 to 1932
Electric City firearms were manufactured by Crescent Firearms Co. of Norwich Conn. Crescent was purchased by Savage in the early 1930's.
The wooden forearm is easily made, but if you need the metal part of the forend you are in for a tough time. We are one of the largest used parts dealers in the country and have not had a Crescent .410 forend iron in years. firstname.lastname@example.org
Crescent Firearms Co dates back to 1888. George W, Cilley bought out the defunct Bacon Arms Co. of Norwich, Conn. Cilley teamed up with Frank foster and formed the Crescent Fire Arms Co. Cilley and Foster each held firearms patents and both were qualified firearms design and manuafacture. In 1932 the city of Norwich, Conn. took over the Crescent property for back taxes. The Crescent firearms were well respected.
Can't be before 1892 or after 1931. If it is hammerless AND has fluid steel barrels, it is after 1903. Open hammers and/or damascus barrelled guns continued to be manufactured after that date also.
it is not a gun of value.......I would guess at $100 to $200 depending on condition
The Interchangeable parts were used mainly in the construction of firearms, then spread to mills.
Yes, at the turn of the last Century. They were made in Norwich, Connecticut by Crescent Firearms Co. They were chambered for 12, 16, & 20 guage. Both hammered and hammerless were made.
What is the Model, Serial Number and date of the Crescent Firearms shotgun which you want a value on?
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If it is a hammerless single shot or double barrel, it was PROBABLY made by Crescent Firearms, 1892-1931.
Many utility grade weapons.
10-100 USD or so