Was a 12 gauge Union Firearms side by side shotgun serial 519 made in 1903 the company's first year?
Possibly, but no guarantee. Serial numbers were often duplicated.
From what i have read UNION FIREARMS Co was purchased in 1913 by Ithaca Also I have read Union Firearms Co. was the name of the company from 1903 to 1913. It was just Union Firearms from 1901 to1903. I am also trying to find the age of one Serial #2877 yes 4 digit serial # Mine just says Union Firearms . The abbr. Co is not on mine . I can only assume it…
What is the worth of a pump shotgun with serial 15666 and marked Union Firearms Company Toledo Ohio?
What is the age and value of a 12 gauge U nion Firearms Pump Shotgun with the Number 6804 2-7 with Two Triggers?
Where can you find information about a double barrel shotgun made by Colton Firearms in Toledo Ohio?
Union began as the Colton Manufacturing Company in 1893 in Toledo, Ohio. The name was changed to Union Fire Arms in 1905. They were bought out by Toledo Arms in 1913, and in 1916, Toledo Arms was bought by Savage. They made predominantly shotguns. You can probably assume yours was made between 1905 and 1913. DO NOT fire modern shotgun ammunition in it unless it has been inspected by a competent gunsmith first. It may…