What is the age and value of a 12 gauge single shotgun with Number 15 Empire Ejector Crescent Fire Arms Co Norwich CN on the left side of the receiver and Genuine Armory Steel on the barrel?
Can you give me the history and price of a 410 single shot shotgun made by the Crescent Firearms Co in Norwich Conn It is called a Empiro Ejector.?
Around 1892 Crescent firearms manufactured shotguns under a variety of names. In 1930 H & D Folsom Arms sold their Crescent Fire Arms company to Savage Arms and Savage combined Crescent with Davis Warner Arms Corp., as Crescent-Davis Arms Corporation. Your shotguns value, in good condition, is about $150.
Crescent Arms 12 gauge serial number 179825 that has Norwich Conn imprint on the side of the receiver you are looking for any info that might date the year of Mfg?
What is the value of a 410 Victor Ejector Crescent Firearms Co Norwich Ct single shot shotgun with no safety labeled 671 675 on the bottom?
How do you know when a 12g single shot Victor Ejector crescent Firearms shotgun made in Norwich Conn was made and its value?
Crescent Firearms Co dates back to 1888. George W, Cilley bought out the defunct Bacon Arms Co. of Norwich, Conn. Cilley teamed up with Frank foster and formed the Crescent Fire Arms Co. Cilley and Foster each held firearms patents and both were qualified firearms design and manuafacture. In 1932 the city of Norwich, Conn. took over the Crescent property for back taxes. The Crescent firearms were well respected.
Where can you find information about a Crescent Fire Arms Co Norwich Conn US shotgun serial 116733 marked with the number 12 a diamond and Genuine Armory Steel?
There's not much information about any particular Crescent firearm, but the company operated from 1892 to 1932 as a subsidiary of H&D Folsom Sporting Goods. The company produced millions of single and double barrel shotguns with over 100 different trade names. Crescent was purchased by the Stevens division of Savage Arms and merged with another purchased company as Crescent-Davis for a few years and then disappeared into the Stevens operation.
Where can you find information about a 20 gauge Crescent Arms Victor Ejector single barrel shotgun serial 640 over 335 with an exposed hammer?
Crescent Arms was located in Norwich, Connecticut, from 1892 until 1932. The company was owned by H&D Folsom Sporting Goods of New York from 1893 until 1931 when it was purchased by Stevens/Savage. Although your gun may be priceless to you as a family heirloom, it is not a rare collectible and a similar shotgun new with a warrantee can be purchased for less than $100, so it is worth very little.
Where can you find information on a victor ejector 12 gauge shot gun from crescent fire arms might have come from?
There was no Victor Ejector gun company. Your gun is known as a "Trade Brand Name" shotgun. A "Trade Brand Name" shotgun is one that was made by a major gun maker (and before 1940) for and was sold by a wholesale sporting goods dealer, a retail chain store, or an independent seller who chose the name to go on the gun. Guns with the name VICTOR EJECTOR were made by the Crescent Firearms Company…
What is the value of a Crescent Firearm double barrel shotgun marked only Crescent Firearms Co Norwich Ct USA and no other model number or any detail?
If it's a hammerless boxlock, it could still be a shooter worth $100 - $250. If it has large side hammers, it's a wall decoration but still worth almost as much. I have one... it belonged to my dad...he purchased it used around1918- 1920 SN 410344 stamper on the stock/receiver, barrel and the hand grip, (same numbers on all three pieces) ... Does this mean anytrhing to anyone??? Mdales Only to you. There is no…
Depending on the source, Crescent Fire Arms Co. of Norwich, Connecticut was founded in 1888 or 1892. They produced firearms until 1932 when they were purchased by J. Stevens. Crescent merged with N R Davis and H&D Folsum and became Crescent-Davis. Sources vary on the date of the merger, one saying about 1900 and the other 1930. One would deduce that your shotgun was made between 1900 and 1930. You can do an internet search…
Need a stock for a 16 gauge shot gun with two external hammers manufactured by American Gun Co of New York?
You can try these sources. Your shotgun was made by the Crescent Firearms Co. of Norwich, Conn. Look there, too. Numrich gunpartscorp.com Jack First jackfirstgun.com Bob's Gun Shop gun-parts.com You can try these sources. Your shotgun was made by the Crescent Firearms Co. of Norwich, Conn. Look there, too. Numrich gunpartscorp.com Jack First jackfirstgun.com Bob's Gun Shop gun-parts.com
What is the value and history of a 16 ga Crescent-Davis Arms Corp Norwich CT dbl barrel shotgun stamped Davis Certified Shotgun and Proof Tested 16 ga and a SN 2891 with an E stamped after it?
From the 2002 Standard Catalog of Firearms: In 1905 Crescent's first hammerless sidelock was introduced as the American Gun Co. "Knickerbocker" Model No. 6. This very popular model became the Crescent "Peerless" No. 6 in 1922. In 1928 it became the Crescent "Empire" No. 60. and in 1931 the Crescent-Davis "New Empire" No. 88, "New Empire" No. 9, and "Empire" No. 9. For further information about Crescent Firearms of Norwich, Connecticut try Amazon.com or eBay…
Crescent operated from 1893 to 1930. There doesn't seem to be any source to pinpoint dates of manufacture by serial numbers. Crescent was a subsidiary of H&D Folsom Sporting Goods, New York. Many of their products were sold through Folsom's retail outlets, but Folsom was also a large wholesale dealer and many Crescent guns were marked with the names or trademarks of other retail chains and even independent hardware stores. Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co…
You won't find history of any particular Crescent double barrel model. They basically made one or two models and marked them with whatever name the retailer wanted. Well over 100 different trade names have been found on Crescents. The company was formed in Norwich, Ct, in 1892 and bought by H&D Folsom Sporting Goods the following year. Around 1926 Crescent was sold to Stevens (which was already owned by Savage) then merged with NR Davis…