American Gun Company was a trade name used by Crescent Firearms for H.D. Folsom at their retail outlets.
Make sure you have it checked by a gunsmith before you shoot modern shells with those Damascus barrels.
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yellopops - How old is your friend? If he's over 200 years old, you may be wrong. 28 guage has been used since the days of muzzle-loading guns and is still being made.
He was from Tarsus , he was a tent maker by profession, he met Jesus on the road to Damascus.
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Not sure if this is your gun, but Leader Gun Company was a trade name used on shotguns retailed by the Charles Williams Stores, Inc. of New York. Most likely manufacturer would be Crescent Arms, Norwich, CT. "Nitro" would imply proofed for smokeless powder.
That would be a Stevens/Savage 315 with a Montgomery Ward name.
Utica Firearms Company guns were manufactured by Crescent Arms, Norwich, Ct, for the Simmons Hardware Company of St. Louis, Missouri c. 1900-1920. If functional, it should be worth about $150. If not useable, but looks good over the fireplace, it is worth about the same as a decorator.
Mississippi Valley Arms Company: Trade name by the H. & D. Folsom Arms Company on firearms made for the Shapleigh Hardware Company of St. Louis, Missouri. Folsom was a sporting goods wholesale/retail business in New York City. The actual manufacturer of a hammerless double would be their subsidiary company, Crescent Firearms, Norwich, CT, between 1907 and 1930.
The American Flags nickname is Old Glory.
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the year this gun was made was 1913. the ds grade is worth $250.00 poor to $1250.00 exe
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