Made by the Crescent Firearms Co. If it is marked as AMERICAN GUN CO, it would be 1905-1922. If marked as CRESCENT FIREARMS is would be 1922-1930.
The current Barrett Firearms does not make a double shotgun. Exactly how is your gun marked?
Crescent operated from 1893 to 1930. There doesn't seem to be any source to pinpoint dates of manufacture by serial numbers. Crescent was a subsidiary of H&D Folsom Sporting Goods, New York. Many of their products were sold through Folsom's retail outlets, but Folsom was also a large wholesale dealer and many Crescent guns were marked with the names or trademarks of other retail chains and even independent hardware stores.
In my opinion, nothing special. Crescent make many shotguns for various companys and hardware stores in the early years
These were shotguns distributed by the HD Folsom Co to major hardware/catalog retailers in the early 1900's. Manufactured by Crescent Firearms. email@example.com
Some Enders Royal Service shotguns are Crescent Model 60's marked with Shapleigh Hardware's trade name, but some were made by other manufacturers.
At least one company that made guns marked with the Tru Test label was Crescent firearms.
crescent made shotguns for Hermitage from 1904 to 1930. nothing mentioned on muzzle loading rifles.................
Yes, but it is quite likely to be an Iver Johnson Champion if it is a single shot. I can only narrow the date of manufacture down to "1890's to 1960's" from the name alone and serial numbers don't mean much on these older trade-name guns. You may be able to get a pretty good idea when it was purchased from family members. I have an old 20 ga. single shot marked Cresent that looks exactly like the Excel. The Standard Catalog of Firearms states that Crescent Fire Arms made the Excel for Montgomery Ward & Co. of Chicago, Ill.
The only way to know is to pattern your shotgun with as many different kinds of CORRECT ammunition as you can afford. Firearms will often show a marked preference for a brand or weight of shot.
Firearms marked Hartford were manufactured by Crescent Firearms for the Simmons Hardware Company of St Louis c. 1890-1930.
"Rival" is a trade name stamped on a shotgun made by Crescent Firearms co. "American Gun Co., New York" is another common marking. There are more than 450 Trade Names marked on these Crescent made guns. Crescent was in production from 1892 to 1930. Value is not very high - from $200 (nearly new) all the way to $0.00 for a wall hanger. Some parts are available from Numerich.
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.
Janssen Fils & Co if it has Belgian proofmarks or Crescent Fire Arms Co if it does not.
Numerous companies at the turn of the century made inexpensive firearms. No way to know if there are no other markings.
With the XTR marked on your shotgun,this indicates that it was made between 1983-1989.
Crescent operated from 1893 to 1930. There doesn't seem to be any source to pinpoint dates of manufacture by serial numbers. Crescent was a subsidiary of H&D Folsom Sporting Goods, New York. Many of their products were sold through Folsom's retail outlets, but Folsom was also a large wholesale dealer and many Crescent guns were marked with the names or trademarks of other retail chains and even independent hardware stores. Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co, Chicago (1882-1962), retailed the Victor shotguns which were manufactured by Crescent Arms, Norwich, CT (1893-1930).
Shotguns marked simply 'Delphian' were manufactured by Crescent Fire Arms Co or J. Stevens Arms Co. If the mark reads 'Delphian Manufacturing Co' it is a Crescent product. Others marked as 'Delphian Arms Co' were made by Crescent, Hunter Arms Co, or imported from Belgium, and retailed by Supplee-Biddle Hardware Co.
Another one of the brand names used by HD Folsom. Look on the underside of the barrels for the Belgian ELG proof. If its not there, it was probably made by Crescent Firearms. In any event, the gun will date from 1890-1910 or thereabouts. Please do not attempt to shoot it. firstname.lastname@example.org
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If it's a hammerless boxlock, it could still be a shooter worth $100 - $250. If it has large side hammers, it's a wall decoration but still worth almost as much. I have one... it belonged to my dad...he purchased it used around1918- 1920 SN 410344 stamper on the stock/receiver, barrel and the hand grip, (same numbers on all three pieces) ... Does this mean anytrhing to anyone??? Mdales Only to you. There is no serialization listing for Crescent firearms that would allow you to date its manufacturer.
The receiver is the largest metal piece of the shotgun, in other words, the frame of the shotgun. All the other parts, such as barrel, stock, bolt, etc- attach to the receiver. With modern firearms, the receiver will be marked with the serial number. Legally, the receiver IS the firearm- all other parts are simply parts.
If it is marked Powhatan Arms Co, Richmond, VA, it was manufactured by Crescent Fire Arms (1893-1930). If it is marked Powhatan Pat. Aug. 11, 1896, it was made by W H Davenport Arms (1891-1910).
If the shotgun is marked Hopkins and Allen Manufacturing Company, Norwich Conn. it was made between circa 1880-1885 and 1898. If marked Hopkins and Allen Arms Company, it was manufactured between 1898 and 1915. No records are available to give a more exact date of manufacture.