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Merwin & Bray formed in 1862 and was located in NYC and Worster, MA. In 1866 they bought Ball & Williams and in 1868 the name was changed to Merwin & Hulbert Co. They also bought half interest in Hopkins & Allen Mfg. Co. Then in 1882 the name was changed to Hulbert Bros. and in 1898 they bankrupted.

  • Hopkins & Allen made all revolvers for Merwin Hulbert
  • Hopkins & Allen (Norwich, CT) bought Forehand & Wadsworth in 1902.
  • Hopkins & Allen bought the assets of Davenport after Mr. D died in 1903
  • Hopkins & Allen was bought by Marlin-Rockwell in c1915-16.
  • Crescent Arms Co. (formed 1892) of Norwich CT was bought by
  • HD Folsom Co in 1893 (merged with Davis Warner in 1930) then trading as
  • Crescent- Davis until bought by J Stevens in 1932.
  • Davis-Warner was formed by merging of NR Davis and Warner Arms in 1917