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
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.
Barton & co shotguns were made in Liege, Belgium.
Rodgers Machine Gun Co was a trade name used by the Belgian firm of Simmonis, Janssen & Dumoulin circs 1900.
Made in Belgium by Simonis, Janssen, Dumoulin & Co. c. 1884-1905
want to know where the wedgeway arms company was and what one of their single shot shotguns would be worth
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.
I was informed that' some Morsel shotguns were made by Navy Arms Co.
JANSSEN Fils & Cie LIEGE street Lambert le bègue, 4 then street St Gilles, 87 was rested by Joseph JANSSEN (Bench of test of Liege 1865/1897). This firm evolved in time by changing several times of corporate name, that is to say: JANSSEN Fils & Co (bench of tests of LIEGE 1895 - 1937) and rue Lambert Le bègue, 4 to LIEGE.. Etablissements JANSSEN Fils & Co S.A. (bench of tests of LIEGE 1937 - 1951) to LIEGE rue St Gilles,87. Fabrique d'Armes JANSSEN Fils & Co S.A. (bench of tests of LIEGE 1951 to 1954) rue St Gilles, 87 to LIEGE. This company deposited various trademarks of which: JF&C -CAMELLO - HANOVER ARMS Co - NITRO-STEEL - COLONIA LIEGE- ACIER PYROXYLE - JANSSEN SONS & Co - SOUTHERN ARMS Co - COSMOPOLITE.
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.
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Beebe shotguns were made by one of two two manufacturers. Harrington & Richardson Arms Company made them from 1871 to about 1975. Hopkins & Allen made shotguns from 1868 to 1915.
Janssen Fils & Co was making guns from 1895 to 1965. Since yours is marked in English (Sons instead of Fils) it was made for export to the US and the mass import of shotguns from Belgium was cut off by WWI and never resumed after, so it's a pretty good bet that yours was made between 1895 and 1914. Value will be determined by how nice it looks over the mantle, usually $150 to $250.
J Janssen was one of the partners of Simonis, Janssen and Dumoulin which was a Belgian gunmaking firm that produced shotguns for the American hardware store trade from the late 1880's through about 1910. Value is for decoration, and rarely exceeds $250.
Janssen Fils & Co if it has Belgian proofmarks or Crescent Fire Arms Co if it does not.
There is a lot of Information on the Baker Gun & Forging Co. They started in 1890 and made shotguns up to 1923. They made several different grades of shotguns. I suggest that you go to a book store and find a book called "2008 standard catalogue of firearms 18 edition" in it you will find several different photos of shotguns and listing of the different grades. All of them are valuable. look on page 104 for the information you are seeking.
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.
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).
Richland Arms Co, Blissfield, Michigan, imported a variety of firearms, mostly Spanish and Italian-made shotguns, before 1986. I don
Baker Gun Co of Batavia NY
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