Where do you find information on Crescent firearms shotguns?
I believe it was manufactured by Crescent and sold in the Hinton, West Virginia area, which is on the New River. The gun carries a serial number of A168XXX and was bought second hand around 1916. Anyone know of another “New River” shotgun?
What can you do with a 12 gauge shotgun?
A 12 gauge shotgun is a very versatile firearm. You can use it for sports, home defense, waterfowl, upland birds, and every other application you can think of for a shotgun. There are quite a few different types of ammunition available for the 12 gauge.
When did Wells Fargo use Crescent built shotguns?
Crescent built shotguns under the name American Gun Company Ca. 1900 for Sears Roebuck. No Crescent built shotguns were used by Wells Fargo and in fact very few shot guns were used by Wells Fargo period, Unfortunately large numbers of counterfeits have been produced and sold with markings and badges and so on.
Which is the most common gauge for a shotgun?
The 12 gauge is absolutely the most common shotgun gauge used for almost every application you can think of. These shotguns are the most versatile and power variants of the shotgun lineage, and hence the market is crammed with a ton of models.
What was the name of the first crescent gun?
In 1922 Crescent brand replaced “American Gun Co. of NY” and can be found on many thousands of doubles. In 1905 Crescent’s first hammerless sidelock was introduced as the American Gun Co. “Knickerbocker” Model No. 6. This very popular model became the Crescent “Peerless” No. 6 in 1922.
Where do you find the serial number on a crescent machine?
If you have a machine made by the Crescent Machine Company, we would like to encourage to you to participate in the Crescent Machine Registry by sharing information about your machine. Serial Numbers were typically stamped somewhere on the machine or on a machine tag using hand stamps. As such the serial number will be stamped in depressed numbers.
Who was the founder of Crescent fire arms?
Created by George W. Cilley ex associate of Hopkins & Allen. 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.
What kind of gun was the Crescent gun?
Crescent guns were offered in 12, 16, 20 and 28 gauges and later 44XL shot caliber with Damascus Twist laminated or Armory Steel barrels. I do not normally like to comment on guns made after 1898 as these are not my interest.
When did Crescent fire arms co.merge with H & D Folsom?
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.