What is information on the Mississippi Arms Company?
Mississippi Arms Co was a trade name used by the H.D. Folsom Arms Company on firearms made for the Shapleigh Hardware Company of St. Louis, MO.
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 wholesale/retail company and the guns were manufactured by their subsidiary company, Crescent Firearms of Meriden, CT, or by various Belgian makers.
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.
Here's what little I can find in the Standard Catalog. Incorporated in 1902. Used the names Union Fire Arms, Union Arms Company, Illinois Arms Company and Bee Be Arms Company. In 1917 the company was either bought up or absorbed by Ithaca Gun Company. They manufactured slide action shotguns, hammerless doubles, a few single shot shotguns, and a couple semi-automatic pistols.
While there are several gun manufacturer\'s that offer serial numbers on their shotguns, unfortunately the Mississippi Valley Arms Co. does not. The year and gauge of the gun would depend on when it was manufactured. For example, Mississippi Valley had numerous shotguns produced by a subsidiary company called Crescent Firearms, while many were imported from Belgium.
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.
What is the approximate age of a 410 single barrel shotgun made by Mississippi Valley Arms with a small diamond next to the 410 imprint and a g in the diamond?
Where can you get information about a single barrel 12 gauge shotgun marked Mississippi Valley Arms 780476?
Where can you find information about a shapleigh hardware company of St. Louis missouri regarding 12 ga breakopen shotgun serial no 468953 by mississippi valley arms company?
Your shotgun was actually manufactured by the Crescent Firearms Co. of Conn. They were prolific producers of what are called "Hardware Guns". Crescent produced shotguns for any company or distributor with their name on it, if they paid for the cost of the stamp.They produced under several hundred different names. A Googe search will provide more information.
Where can you find information about a 12 gauge single barrel Central Arms Co shotgun made in 1913 in St Louis Mo?
Where can you find information about a 16 gauge Springfield Arms Company Chicopee Falls Mass USA double barrel shotgun serial T55970?
The Delphian Arms Company was a trade name used by the H.&D. Folsom Company of New York on shotguns they supplied and were sold by the Supplee-Biddle Hardware Company of Philadelphia, Pa. You should research the H&D Folsom company for further information. Folsom owned the Crescent Arms Company who made considerable numbers of low cost shotguns in the latter 19th and early 20th century.
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