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Crescent Fire Arms Co.

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Crescent Fire Arms Co.   Norwich Connecticut 1892  


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Created by George W. Cilley ex associate of Hopkins & Allen.
Crescent took over what remained from Bacon in 1892

Manufacturer of not expensif firearms for hardware stores. There were more than 90 different names under which these armes were sold.

It is said that thy where purchased or merged with H & D Folsom so about the year 1900. However, records says that in 1929 Crescent merged with N.R. Davis Firearms Co. (I've listened them as Davis, N.R.) and became Crescent-Davis Arms Co.

Brand or trademarks:

American Bar Lock Wonder
American Boy
American Gun Co.
American Nitro
Armory Gun Co.
Bacon Arms
Baker Gun Co. (If no proof marks.)
Baklmann Hardware Co.
Barker Gun Co.
Bartlett & Co.
Bellmore Gun Co.
Berkshire No. 3000
Black Beauty
Bluefield Clipper
Bluegrass Arms Co.
Blue Whistler
Bridge Black Prince
Bridge Gun Co.
Bridge Gun Works
Bridgeport Arms Co. (If no proof marks.)
Bright Arms Co.
C.G. Bonehill
C. Parker & Co.
C.W. Franklin
Canadian Belle
Carolina Arms Co.
Caroline Arms
Central Arms Co.
Charles Richter
Chatham Arms Co.
Cherokee Arms Co.
Chesapeake Gun Co.
Chicago Long Range Wonder
Colonial
Columbian New York Arms Co.
Compeer
Connecticut Arms Co.
Cumberland Arms Co.
Creve Cour (If no proof marks.)
Cruso
Daniel Boone Gun Co.
Delphian Arms Co. (If no proof marks.)
Delphian Manufacturing Co. (If no proof marks.)
Diamond Arms Co.
Dunlap Special
E.C. Mac
Elgin Arms Co.
Elmira Arms Co.
Empire Arms Co.
Empire State Arms Co.
Enders Special Service
Enders Royal Service
Essex
Excel
F.F. Forbes
Farwell Arms Co.
Faultless
Faultless Goose Gun
Folsom Arms Co.
Fort Pit Arms Co.
Fremont Arms Co.
Gold Medal Wonder
Greenfield
H.B.C.
H.S.B. & Co.
Hanover Arms Co. (If no proof marks.)
Harrison Arms Co.
Hartford Arms.Co.
Harvard
Henry Gun Co.
Hermitage Arms Co.
Hermitage Gun Co.
Hip Spe Bar
Hibbard
Howard Arms Co.
Hudson
Hummer
Hunter
Interstate Arms Co.
Jackson Arms Co.
J.H. Lau & Co.
J. Manton & Co.
John L Smythe & Co.
Joseph Arms Co.
K K
Keen Kutter
Kingsland Special
Kingsland 10 Star
Kirk Gun Co.
Knickerbocker
Knockabout
Knoxall
Laclede Gun Co.
Lakeside
Leader Gun Co.
Lee's Special
Lee's Munner Special
Leige Arms Co.
Long Range Marvel
Long Range Winner
Long Range Wonder
J. Manton & Co.
M.T. Vernon Arms Co.
Marshwood
Massachusetts Arms Co.
Metal & Hardware Co.
Mears (If no proof marks.)
Metropolitan
Minnesota Arms Co.
Mississippi Arms Co.
Mississippi Valley Arms Co.
Mohawk
Monitor
National Arms Co. (If no proof marks.)
New Britain Arms Co.
New Elgin Arms Co.
New Empire
New England
New England Arms Co.
Newport (model CN)
Newport (model WN)
New Rival
New York Arms Co.
New York Machine Made
New York Match Gun
New York Nitro Hammerless
Nitro Bird
Nitro Hunter
Nitro King
Norwich
Not-Nac Manufacturing Co.
Osprey
Oxford Arms Co.
Peerless
Perfection
Piedmont
Piedmont Arms Co.
Pioneer Arms (If no proof marks.)
Quail
Queen City
R. Murdock National Firearms Co.
Red Chieftan
Rev-O-Noc
Rich-Con
Richmond Hardware Co.
Richter
Rickard Arms Co.
Rival
Rocket Special
Royal Service
Rummel Arms Co.
Ruso (If no proof marks.)
S.H. Harrington (If no proof marks.)
St. Louis Arms Co.
Seminole
Shue's Special
Sickel's Arms Co.
Smithsonian
Southern Arms Co.
Special Service
Spencer Gun Co.
Sportsman
Square Deal
Stanley
Star Leader
State Arms Co.
Sterling Arms Co.
St. Louis Arms Co.
Sullivan Arms Co.
Superior
Syco
T. Barker New York (If a sidelock hammerless double without proof marks)
Ten Star (If no proof marks.)
Ten Star Heavy Duty (If no proof marks.)
Tiger (If no proof marks.)
The Field
Townley's Pal
Townley's American Boy
Trap's Best Made
Triumph
Tryon Special
U.S. Arms Co. (If no proof marks.)
U.S. Field
Victor & Victor Special
Virginia Arms Co.
Volunteer
Vulcan Arms Co.
Warren Arms Co. (If no proof marks.)
Washington Arms Co.
Wauregan
Wautauga
W. Richards
Wildwood
Wilkinson Arms Co.
William Moore & Co.
Wilmont Arms Co.
Wilshire Arms Co.
Wiltshire Arms Co.
Winfield Arms Co.
Winoca Arms Co.
Witte Hardware Co.
Wm. Enders Oak Leaf
Wm. Moore & Co.
Wolverine Arms Co.
Worthington Arms Co.


Shotgun, double barrel, side by side