Many utility grade weapons.
Been out of business for 75+ years
There was no Crescent Firearms Co after 1935 when the company was purchased by Savage/Stevens.
Firearms marked Hartford were manufactured by Crescent Firearms for the Simmons Hardware Company of St Louis c. 1890-1930.
"The Berkshire" by Meridan Firearms "Berkshire No. 3000" by Crescent Firearms Contrary to popular belief, not the same company.
There was no company with that name. Crescent, Davenport, Stevens, and Pieper (Belgium) all furnished firearms for Shapleigh Hardware with variations of the Central Arms name.
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Known tradename used by various hardware/catalog stores on guns made for them by Crescent Firearms between 1900-1930.
Depending on condition, perhaps as much as $400-$500. email@example.com
Basically, you can't.
THey were made by crescent firearm company.
At least one company that made guns marked with the Tru Test label was Crescent firearms.
Derwent Cumberland Pencil Company was created in 1832.
Blue Book of Gun Values
the Victor line of shotguns were made by Crescent Firearms Company, circa 1904-1920 Crescent was a sub contractor for many different shotgun distributors........... Crescent firearms were not high on collectors list..................
Possible places to look include the internet, the library, company website.
Mississippi Valley Arms Company: Trade name by the H. & D. Folsom Arms Company on firearms made for the Shapleigh Hardware Company of St. Louis, Missouri. Folsom was a wholesale/retail company and the guns were manufactured by their subsidiary company, Crescent Firearms of Meriden, CT, or by various Belgian makers.
What information would you want? Crescent made single shotguns from 1893 to 1930. If it has a large side hammer and damascus barrels, it would almost certainly be from before 1915. If it has fluid steel barrels and a center hammer (or is hammerless) then sometime after 1903.
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.
Your shotgun was actually manufactured by the Crescent Firearms Co. of Conn. They were prolific producers of what are called "Hardware Guns". Crescent produced shotguns for any company or distributor with their name on it, if they paid for the cost of the stamp.They produced under several hundred different names. A Googe search will provide more information.
George Worthington was a firearms dealer in Cleveland, Ohio, 1890-1935. Their Harvard branded shotguns were made by Crescent Fire Arms Co, 1893-1930.
The Western Auto company did not MAKE firearms, but like many retailers, had firearms made under their name by gun makers such as Savage, Marlin, Springfield, etc.