Contrary to what some believe, Springfield Arms was never a subsidary company of Cresent Arms. Springfeild Arms, like Cresent Arms, were both bought out by Stevens/Savage. Unlike the Cresent, Springfield manufacturing continued after the buy out.
Springfield Arms Co was absorbed by Stevens very early, before 1900. Stevens continued to use the Springfield name on certain models of shotgun. Savage absorbed Stevens around 1930 or so, and continued to use the Springfield name on into the 1980's, generally on guns sold to mass-marketers.
Crescent Firearms was originally an independent manufacturer that was bought by the major wholesale HD Folsom, which also eventually was absorbed by Savage.
Springfield Arms shotguns were manufactured by the Stevens division of Savage Arms from 1920 to 1948.
You can find information about Russell Arms Co. shotguns online at places like Gun Trader or at many local gun stores. You can also find information online at Shotgun World or Arms List.
springfield arms is a subsidary company of crescent valley arms.had same problem with a double barrel 16ga.,it took 9mths to get little information from a expert on old firearms.best of luck with your search. correction to answer,should be crescent arms,notcresent valley arms.
You'll only find the date of sale if you have the original cash register receipt. Springfield shotguns were manufactured by the Stevens division of Savage Arms from 1920 to 1948.
ESSEX Tradename used by Belknap Hardware Company of Louisville, Kentucky on shotguns made by Crescent Fire Arms Company. ESSEX Tradename used by J. Stevens Arms Company on rifles and shotguns.
Riverside Arms is a brand name used by the J Stevens Arms Co. on many good quality shotguns. The value depends on model, gauge, and condition. There is little collector interest in single barrel shotguns. Information about J Stevens Arms apply to Riverside Arms Co.
I can't find a cross-reference for that number, but Eastern Arms was a trade name used by Sears Roebuck. Most of the shotguns were made by Stevens/Savage.
On the internet.
Mitchell Arms. I own one of these Autoloading shotguns myself! Highest Quality you can find.. period!
Here's what little I can find in the Standard Catalog. Incorporated in 1902. Used the names Union Fire Arms, Union Arms Company, Illinois Arms Company and Bee Be Arms Company. In 1917 the company was either bought up or absorbed by Ithaca Gun Company. They manufactured slide action shotguns, hammerless doubles, a few single shot shotguns, and a couple semi-automatic pistols.
This was a trade name distributed by Shapleigh Hardware of St Louis on shotguns made by Crescent Fire Arms (1892-1931) and J. Stevens Arms and Tool Company (1886-1916).
Contact springfield arms and ask them. They should be able to look it up and tell you.
Richland Arms Co, Blissfield, Michigan, imported a variety of firearms, mostly Spanish and Italian-made shotguns, before 1986. I don
There are many gun websites where this is available. You can also go to gun auctions and flea markets where collectors sell guns.
Diamond Arms shotguns were made by several manufacturers, but if the rest of the patent date is '13', this one was by J. Stevens Arms and retailed by Shapleigh Hardware.
Spanish-made shotgun imported between 1986-2000. Decent entry level side-by-side.
Library, internet, gun shows.
Most Stevens shotguns have a model number on the right side of the receiver (5000, 5100, 3xx, 2xx). If the company name is marked "J. Stevens Arms Co", it was made after 1920 when Stevens became a division of Savage. Sometime in the 1940's the "J" was dropped. Riverside shotguns were made by Stevens. I'm not sure when they started and stopped using this name, but a Riverside hammergun should be the Model 215 which was produced from 1913-1932. The Model 215 hammergun was sold as the Springfield-Stevens from 1930-1932. On the left side of the receiver is: Springfield manufactured by J.S. Stevens Arms Company Chicopee Falls, Mass. USA Pat. Feb. 10-1914
The best way is to contact Springfield Arms, and speak with a rep, give them the serial # and model# and they will be able to look up a production date for you.
Do a web search for Nurmich Arms.
Try the Blue Book of Gun Values
.22 bolt action rifle, obsolete. email@example.com
Knickerbocker was a house brand name for Crescent Arms shotguns distributed by HD Folsom. All you can know for sure is that it was made before 1915.