There is no Kalashnakov arms company - Russian weaponry is manufactured by state owned arsenals in Russia.
The value of an Empire State Arms 12 gauge shotgun depends on its condition. As of September 20141 this gun sells at auction for around 30 dollars.
In 1983, the company was purchased by Iver Johnson Arms of Jacksonville, AR, but remained a separate division as Universal Firearms in Hialeah until closed and liquidated by Iver Johnson Arms in 1987.
Eastern Arms Company was a trade name used by Sears Roebuck. The guns were manufactured by Meriden Arms, Iver Johnson, Stevens, Savage, and probably others.
No one, since the company only existed as a Sears Roebuck tradename. These guns were made by Meriden Fire Arms Co, J. Stevens Arms Co, Andrew Fyrberg & Co, Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works, and probably other manufacturers.
This was a trade name sold by Belknap Hardware. Manufacturers included Crescent Fire Arms, Crescent-Davis Arms, Davis-Warner Arms, Iver Johnson, and J. Stevens A&T Co.
These guns were manufactured by Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Company. You might check your local library for any reference books on that company.
The company existed with that name from 1871 to 1987. A great source of information on Iver Johnson firearms is the book by W.E. Goforth titled, "Iver-Johnson Arms & Cycle Works Firearms 1871-1993".
Trade name used by Sears. No production data.
Turn of the century
Lefever Arms Company was created in 1883.
Lefever Arms Company ended in 1916.
DuBiel Arms Company was created in 1975.
Browning Arms Company was created in 1927.
Syracuse Arms Company was created in 1888.
Massachusetts Arms Company was created in 1849.
National Arms Company was created in 1865.
10-100 USD or so
What do you mean by building them himself? He learned to manufacture firearms as an employee of Ethan Allen. In 1871, he and Martin Bye, another Ethan Allen employee, formed their own company, Johnson and Bye. In 1883 Bye sold his share to Johnson and the company was renamed Iver Johnson Arms and Cycle Works.
No. The company went out of business several years before the internet existed (1978).
No, they ceased operation in1993. They're back as Iver Johnson Arms Inc. at this website. http://www.iverjohnsonarms.com/
By force of arms.
The 12 Gauge Single Shot Shotgun Model 336882 from the Volunteer Arms Company was probably manufactured by the Belknap Hardware and Manufacturing Company that operated in Louisville, Kentucky. Iver Johnson Company and H & R, are two other gun manufacturers that made this type of shotgun.
This name was used by Montgomery Ward on guns manufactured by Iver Johnson Arms and Cycle Works and J. Stevens Arms Company.