Where can you find information about a Crescent 12 gauge marked Norwich Conn USA Victor Ejector s-5022 615022?
Quite a bit of info can be found in 2005 Gun Digest book of guns and prices, ISBN 0-89689-324-3
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.
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?
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
Where can you find information about a 1910 Worthington double barrel 12 gauge special and its value?
What year was this 12 gauge Victor Ejector serial number 360352 made. Any idea if there is any historical value. It appears to be an old piece of junk?
Black powder 54 cal rifle marked American gun co i can't seem to find any info or parts for this rifle please help?
American Gun Co, New York. Norwich Connecticut. ( Appeared around the turn of the last century ) Maker-Crescent Firearms Co. Distributed by H&D Folsom sometimes known as Hardware Store Guns. With this type of confusion no wonder you have trouble finding out information about his rifle. Check Crescent Firearms Co , for more information.
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?
In 1888, george w. cilley bought out the defunct Bacon Arms Co of Norwich, Conn. He then formed an alliance with Frank Foster and borrowed money to form the Crescent Firearms Co. Cilley and Foster held several firearms patents and both were highly qualified in firearms design and manufacture. They started with single barrel shotguns. Double barrels shotguns production in 1891. Crescent firearms was best known as 'house' brand firearms. About one hundred names have…
Pioneer Arms double barrel shotguns were made by Crescent Fire Arms Company of Norwich, Conn, sometime between 1892 and about 1940. Crescent made thousands of these shotguns with many different brand names for individual hardware stores to sell. Pioneer Arms were made for the Kruse and Baklmann Hardware Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio. If there are foreigh proof marks on the gun then it was probably made in Russia.