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Roper Sporting Arms Company

Name Street Town State From To
Roper Sporting Arms Company Rifle Avenue Hartford Connecticut 1868 1876

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In 1868 C.M. Spencer (see Spencer Repeating Rifle Company) purchased the Roper Repeating Rifle Company. After having moved all activities to Hartford he reopened the company under the name of Roper Sporting Arms Company in 1869.

12 gauge 4 shot revolving shotgun, 28 1/2" barrel, half stock
12 gauge, 4 shot, right side

.44 caliber rifles

shotgun/rifle combinations

It is believed that the over-all production did not exceeded 600 guns.