Oxford Arms Company was a trade name used by the Crescent Firearms Company on shotguns made for the Belknap Hardware Company of Louisville, Kentucky, c. 1890-1920.
It will not have a serial number.
I have an Oxford 16 gauge side-by-side. It has a serial number. Take the barrels off and it is in the slot that holds the barrels.
Sorry, Danny, I should have said it MAY not have a serial number. Even if there is one, There are no records available to date these old utility grade shotguns.
OXFORD ARMS CO was a tradename used by Belknap Hardware of Louisville, Kentucky on shotguns made by Crescent Fire Arms Company and by J. Stevens Arms Company. It will not have a serial number as these were not required on firearms sold in the US before 1968.
Kessler Arms Corporation
want to know where the wedgeway arms company was and what one of their single shot shotguns would be worth
Oxford Arms Company: Trade name used by the H. & D. Folsom Arms Company on firearms made for the Belknap Hardware Company of Louisville, Kentucky. Folsom had guns manufactured by a subsidiary company, Crescent Arms, and also imported many from a variety of Belgian firms. Value will be $50-$75 for a single shot or $100-$150 for a double barrel in "average used" condition.
I was informed that' some Morsel shotguns were made by Navy Arms Co.
American Arms imported Spanish shotguns manufactured by Zabala Hermanos, Lanber, and Indesal. Italian shotguns were also imported and mfg. by Stefano Fausti (Models Silver, Waterfowl, and Turkey Special).
George Worthington was a hardware store in Cleveland, Ohio, from about 1890 to 1935. Single barrel shotguns were marked with his name by Crescent Arms Co and double barrel shotguns by J. Stevens Arms Co.
HD Folsom did import shotguns from Belgium with the HJ STERLING brand name.
Either them or Marlin (1901 on)
From 1895 to 1902
Turn of the century
No published history known.
Western Arms was a division of Ithaca. These guns were manufactured between 1929 and 1946.
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.
Delphian Arms Co shotguns distributed H&D Folsom Sporting Goods were either manufactured by Crescent Arms Co (Norwich, CN, 1892-1931) or imported from Belgium. The same name was also used by Supplee-Biddle Hardware on Fulton Model shotguns manufactured by Hunter Arms Co. (Fulton, NY, 1890-1945).
Mitchell Arms. I own one of these Autoloading shotguns myself! Highest Quality you can find.. period!
This name was put on shotguns by Crescent Fire Arms Co, Davis-Warner Arms Corp., and also by at least one unidentified Belgian maker for Spear and Company.