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Lamson, Goodnow and Yale

Name Street Town State From To
Lamson, Goodnow and Yale   Windsor Vermont 1850s 1860s


Patent Date Remarks
     


Contract for
War Department, July 11th, 1861 25.000 Special Model 1861 rifle muskets
War Department, October 7th, 1861 25.000 Special Model 1861 rifle muskets


Product
When Robbins & Lawrence went bankrupt in 1858 Lamson, Goodnow & Yale bought the most of their machinery. An other purchaser was Colt. Lamson, Goodnow & Yale were a long time Colt associate. Special Model 1861 (parts are interchangeable with Colt's), lockplates were marked L.G.&Y. over Windsor Vt
stamped lockplate