Who owned Kessler Arms Corp and who manufactured their shotguns?
It was a corporation, so it was owned by the stockholders, and manufactured guns in Silver Creek, New York.
Where can you find information about a 16 gauge Springfield Arms Company Chicopee Falls Mass USA double barrel shotgun serial T55970?
1901 wedgeway arms co shotguns need information on wedgeway arms single shot shotguns over 100 years old?
The 23rd edition of the Blue Book of Gun Values refers to Adco Sales Incorporated, located in Walburn, Mass. But AdCo had nothing to do with these shotguns. They import semi-automatic shotguns made in Turkey. Diamond Arms Co. was a trade name used by Shapleigh Hardware of St Louis, MO, on shotguns imported from Belgium c. 1880-WWI or made by Stevens and Iver Johnson of Fitchburg, Mass., from about 1900-1940.
Here's what little I can find in the Standard Catalog. Incorporated in 1902. Used the names Union Fire Arms, Union Arms Company, Illinois Arms Company and Bee Be Arms Company. In 1917 the company was either bought up or absorbed by Ithaca Gun Company. They manufactured slide action shotguns, hammerless doubles, a few single shot shotguns, and a couple semi-automatic pistols.
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.