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Springfield Arms Company

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Springfield Arms Company   Springfield Massachusetts 1851  


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Belt Model

Jaquith Model

.31 caliber percussion, 6 shot revolver, 4", 5" or 6" round barrel, centrally hammer with or without loading lever, marked JACQUITH's PATENT 1838 on early produced models, later production was marked SPRINGFIELD ARMS production is estimated at less than 150 pieces.

Warner Model

.31 caliber percussion, 6 shot revolver, 4", 5" or 6" round barrel, centrally hammer with or without loading lever, same as above, marked WARNER'S PATENT JAN 1851 (James Warner 1818 - 1870), production is estimated at less than 200 pieces.

left side
right side

early 6", left side
early 6", right side
early 6", markings

Pocket Model - early model

.28 caliber percussion, 6 shot revolver, 2 1/2" round barrel, marked WARNER'S PATENT JAN 1851 and SPRINGFIELD ARMS COMPANY, production was about 500 in 1851

.28 cal, 2 1/2" barrel, left side
.28 cal, 2 1/2" barrel, right side
.28 cal, 2 1/2" barrel, patent markings on cylinder

Pocket Model - ring trigger

same as above but with ring trigger, production was about 120 in 1851

.28 cal, left side
.28 cal, right side

.28 cal, other one, left side
.28 cal, other one, right side

Pocket Model - double trigger

same as above, the forward trigger revolves the cylinder, production was about 350 in 1851

.28 cal. no 19, left side
.28 cal. no 19, right side

Pocket Model - late model

same as above, the cylinder is automatical turned when the hammer is cocked, production was about 500 in 1851

Infringement of the Rollin White patent

.30 r.f. caliber, spur trigger, 5 shot cylinder loading from the rear, octagonal barrel, the frame is larger than the S&W Model 1, manufactured in 1863, marked Springfield Arms Co., Mass. production was about 6000 items left side
right side

Dirk's gun, left side
Dirk's gun, right side
Dirk's gun, right again rear loading lever is opened
Dirk's gun, markings on the barrel

Warner Belt Revolver

.31 caliber percussion, 6 shot revolver, round barrel up to 6", made in 1851, bearing the Warner Patent Jan 1851, probably only 100 produced

right side

Navy Revolver

.36 caliber percussion, Navy revolver 1st variation, 6 shot, single trigger, 6" round barrel, centrally mounted hammer, marked SPRINGFIELD ARMS COMPANY, with loadin lever, made in 1851, totally production of both variations was about 250

.36 caliber percussion, Navy revolver 2nd variation, 6 shot, double trigger - the foreard one turned the cylinder, 6" round barrel, centrally mounted hammer, marked SPRINGFIELD ARMS COMPANY, with loading lever, made in 1851, totally production of both variations was about 250

Dragoon Revolver

.40 caliber percussion, Dragoon revolver, 6" or 7 1/2" round barrel, with and without loading levers, marked SPRINGFIELD ARMS COMPANY, about 110 made in 1851

Longarms

Made th .52 Warner caliber rifle during the Civil War. See James Warner.

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In it's later years the company was bought by Stevens who used the Springfield brand name on single and double barrel shotguns.