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 serialization listing for Crescent firearms that would allow you to date its manufacturer.
$100 to $250, depending on the exact model and its condition.
Sold by Sears Roebuck around 1900. Probably manufactured by Crescent Firearms, Norwich, Ct.
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 for books on old firearms companies.
At Gunstocks Inc.
THey were made by crescent firearm company.
Crescent firearms were made from 1892 to 1932.
It would be somewhere between 1893 and 1930.
What is the Model, Serial Number and date of the Crescent Firearms shotgun which you want a value on?
Sold through Shapleigh Hardware, St Louis, c. 1890-1930. Most likely manufactured by Crescent Firearms, Norwich, CT. No serial number lists are available for Crescent Arms.
how much is it worth
Between 1894 and 1930.
6227 numbered W Richards. Norwich Conn. What year is this?
Made by Crescent Firearms Co for HSB & Co.
It is a shotgun not a rifle- and Crescent was bought by Savage in 1931.
No published sn data. In the 70-100 yr old range.
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
Auction sites, Shotgun News, gun shows, gun shops
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.