answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Probably not, but the company did own a lot of firearms, so it is remotely possible. American Gun Co shotguns were made by Crescent Firearms, Norwich, CT, and by various Belgian manufacturers and sold through H&D Folsom Sporting Goods of New York. A lot of old utility shotguns have been stamped with a fake Wells Fargo logo and sold at flea-markets as "stagecoach guns", usually with the barrels cut to about 20". Despite what you see in John Wayne movies, a real stagecoach gun would not be a short-barreled shotgun.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-07-15 18:40:39
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Did Wells Fargo use American Gun Co 12 gauge shotguns?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

What is an American Gun Company 12 gauge Wells Fargo coach gun worth?

Why would you want to buy a gun?


When did Ithaca manufacture the 12 gauge side by side hammerless gun for Wells Fargo Coach?

I don't know the answer, but I know where you can find it. Check your library for "The Ithaca Gun Company - From the Beginning" by Walter Snyder. There's a list of serial numbers that are verified as being Ithaca shotguns owned and used by Wells Fargo Company. Since thousands of cheap shotguns have had fake WF&Co marks added, about the only one's that will bring a premium from advanced collectors (of firearms or Wels Fargo memorabilia) are the ones listed there.


What are Shotguns Are classified by?

Gauge


Did Hanover Arms Co make shotguns for Wells Fargo?

No. Hanover Arms was a trade name used by H&D Folsom Sporting Goods on inexpensive shotguns made by Crescent Firearms and a variety of Belgian makers. If you have a double barrel shotgun with Wells Fargo markings, someone has tried to make a silk purse from a sow's ear./QuestionI have a Wells Fargo 12 gauge made by American Gun Co of New York. It has several authentic markings on the stock. It however, has had the barrels cut off some. Has external hammers. lcjones American Gun Co is another Folsom trade name. Because all the old western movies showed the stagecoach shotgun as a short-barreled gun, all the fakers cut the barrels. In reality, stagecoach guards would use a standard length (30 or 32 inch) shotgun or a lever action rifle.


20 gauge shotguns have been manufactured?

Yes, 20 gauge is the second most common gauge for shotguns in the last few decades.


1975 ithica 10 gauge?

Ithaca made 10 gauge shotguns.


What years were the 16 gauge shotguns made?

I can say that Browning started having shotguns made in 16 gauge in the year 1909.Winchester started having the model 12 shotguns made in 16 gauge in the year 1914.so I would surmise that the time frame of 1909-1915 would be the correct time frame for the introduction of the 16 gauge shotguns.


Who made 12 gauge shotguns in 1900?

Crescent


Who sells 8 gauge shotguns?

Remington for one.


16 gauge Stevens shotguns?

Yes, they were made.


What is the difference between 12 gauge and 20 gauge shotguns?

12 has a bigger bore.


What is thicker 12 gauge or 18 gauge steel?

The lower the gauge the heavier, sheet metal, wire & shotguns...

People also asked