Bridge Gun Company and Bridge Gun Works were trade names owned by Shapleigh Hardware Co of St Louis. The guns were made in Belgium by H. Pieper and Anciens Etablissment Pieper and in the US by Crescent, Stevens, and Harrington & Richardson. There's a good chance that a single shot would be a Stevens Model 94.
BRIDGE GUN COMPANY Tradename used by Shapleigh Hardware of St. Louis, Missouri on shotguns made by Crescent Fire Arms Company c. 1893-1930.
Store brand from turn of the century. Little value.
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please somebody answer the question, i have the exact same shotgun, in mexico, i would appreciate the information
Bridge Gun Co was a tradename sold through Shapleigh Hardware Co. Manufacturers included H. Pieper and Anciens Etablissment Pieper in Belgium, as well as Crescent Fire Arms, Harrington & Richardson Arms, and J. Stevens Arms.
Store brand from turn of the century
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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.
Inexpensive; made @ turn of the century, 40-100 USD or so
Crescent or HD Folsom
Is it a .410 bore shotgun or a 12 gauge? No matter. A Bridge Co. single barrel or double barrel (side to side) shotgun manufactured in 1930 is, in all likelihood, a Crescent City Arms shotgun. This company made many thousands of inexpensive shotguns under dozens of names. Collector value minimum. Practical value depends on the condition of the gun.
You can find information for the 16 gauge Worthington Challenger single barrel shotgun at most gun stores and pawn shops. Many of these stores offer free appraisals and have knowledgeable clerks.
This would be a Sears Roebuck gun, probably manufactured c. 1910 by Meriden Firearms.
The Western Field shotgun was sold by Montgomery Ward and made by Mossberg. Made around 1964. I inherited one that is in mint condition and still fires. It is a 410 single barrel 150c shotgun.
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Central Arms Company was a trade name used by the W.H. Davenport Firearms Company on shotguns made for the Shapleigh Hardware Company of St. Louis. MO.
Some guns cannot be dated due to lack of information. Yours is one.
Trade name, 50-100 USD
Made by Crescent, probably around the turn of the century or a little later. Value seldom exceeds 150 USD if in pristine condition.
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