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Bacon Arms Co.

Name Street Town State From To
Bacon Arms Co.   Norwich Connecticut 1863 1888
This was Bacon's 3rd company.

Dokumentations

Bacon Arms Co, Norwich.pdf
Bacon Arms Co.pdf

Patent Date Remarks
     


Contract for
   


Product
Tradename:
Big Bonanza
Bonanza
Conquerer
Daisy
Express
GEM
Governor
Guardian
Little Giant

Thomas Bacon left the company already in 1865. In 1888 Crescent Arms Company purchased the machinery of Bacon Arms Co.

Handguns

Percussion

.31 caliber percussion, single shot pistol

.31 caliber percussion, single action revolver, 4" round barrel, solid frame, spur trigger

cased left side

.31 caliber percussion, 6 shot single action revolver Police Model, half fluted cylinder, 4" round barrel

right side

.31 caliber percussion, 6 shot single action revolver Police Model, half fluted cylinder, 5" barrel

right side
cased Police Model 6" barrel, left side

.31 caliber percussion, 6 shot under hammer pepperbox, 3 1/2" barrel

image

.31 caliber percussion, 6 shot single action revolver, half fluted cylinder, 6" barrel

.34 caliber percussion, underhammer pistol, half-octagon barrel

6" barrel, left side
6"barrel, right side

.34 caliber percussion, 6 shot underhammer pepperbox

.36 caaiber percussion, underhammer pistol, halt-octagon barrel

left side
right side

.36 caliber percussion, single shot pistol, 4" half round half octagon barrel

left side

Cartridge

.22 r.f. caliber, 6 shot pepper box, 2 1/2" barrel, marked BACON ARMS CO. NROWICH, CONN. and sometimes with PATENTED MAY 29,1860, production about 1,000 in late 1860s. Very few guns were made with a loading gate on the right side of the frame

left side
right side

Dirk's gun, left side
Dirk's gun, right side
Dirk's gun, top side

.22 short r.f. caliber, 7 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, solid frame

.32 r.f. caliber, single shot pistol,

4 1/2" octagon barrel ,left side
5" octagon barrel ,left side

.32 r.f. caliber, single action revolver, spur trigger, half fluted cylinder, round barrel, manufactured about 1865

.32 r.f. right side

.32 r.f. caliber, single action revolvern, removable triggerguard, 4" barrel

right side other one

.32 short r.f. caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, solid frame

.32 short r.f. caliber, 5 shot single action Bacon Pocket revolver, 4" octagon barrel, spur trigger, solid frame

left side
right side of an other gun

.32 short r.f. caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, 4" octagon barrel, solid frame, spur trigger

picture

.32 short r.f. caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, 7 1/2" barrel, solid frame

.32 r.f. caliber, single shot Derringer, spur trigger, side-swing barrel

.32 cal. 4" left side
.32 cal. 4" left side, look on mechanic

br> .38 long r.f. caliber, 6 shot single action Navy revolver, spur trigger, 7 1/2" barrel, solid frame, based on C.W. Hopkins patent of May 27, 1862

1st Type, picture
other one, left side
other one, right side

.38 r.f. caliber, 6 shot revolver, variant of first type (only 150 made), probably an evasion of the S&W patent

left side
lock on cylinder
close lock on cylider, left side
lock from rear right side with cocked hammer


Conversion

.32 r.f. caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, 3 7/8" round barrel

right side

.38 r.f. caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, 4" round barrel

left side
right side