Janssen & Co, Leige, Belgium became Janssen Fils & Co., c. 1892. Sometime between 1895 and 1914 the company became part of Simonis, Janssen, Dumoulin & Co. They would have marked guns intended for export to the United States "Sons" instead of "Fils".
There have been several variations of Janssen shotguns. Large gunmaking family in Belgium. J JANSSEN shotguns are typical hardware-store imports that top out at $250, but JANSSEN FRES (for example) can bring several times that.
To find hammers for old rabbit ear shotguns check with Dixie Gun Works
Barton & co shotguns were made in Liege, Belgium.
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.
Made in Belgium by Simonis, Janssen, Dumoulin & Co. c. 1884-1905
Rodgers Machine Gun Co was a trade name used by the Belgian firm of Simmonis, Janssen & Dumoulin circs 1900.
want to know where the wedgeway arms company was and what one of their single shot shotguns would be worth
I was informed that' some Morsel shotguns were made by Navy Arms Co.
Iver Johnson Arms and Cycle Works and J. Stevens Arms. It could be from Simonis, Janssen, Dumouliln and Co. if it is marked 'Machine Made Belgium Damascus Finish'. Some were made by Harrington & Richardson.
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