It would be somewhere between 1893 and 1930.
Crescent made inexpensive "working" firearms 70-100 yrs ago
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Crescent Fire Arms, Norwich, Connecticut.
1900-130 or so.
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.
6227 numbered W Richards. Norwich Conn. What year is this?
Do you mean a 1932 Victor Ejector model? Do you mean a 1932 Victor Ejector model?
Most old single shots sell between $35 and $75, depending on condition, but a .410 may bring a premium from the right buyer.
Basically, you can't. AFAIK, no definitive history has been written on Crescent. They built utilitarin firearms, that weren't that expensive to begin with. If you had one NIB, it might be worth 150 USD.
Crescent made millions of single shot shotguns marked with hundreds of different trade names from 1892 to 1931. There are no records available to determine the exact age of any particular gun. Value is minimal - $20 if it is busted or rusted, maybe $120 if it is almost unused.
Manufactured sometime between 1893 and 1932. Worth between $25 and $100 depending on condition.
Electric City firearms were manufactured by Crescent Firearms Co. of Norwich Conn. Crescent was purchased by Savage in the early 1930's.
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.
$100 to $250, depending on the exact model and its condition.
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.
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.
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Typical Crescent single-barrel shotgun. I have a good supply of parts. firstname.lastname@example.org
1900-1930 or so