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Crescent Arms Trade Brands

Joseph T. Vorisek

Item #177: $11.95
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Crescent Arms Trade Brands

15 pages, about 8 1/2" x 11" glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Reprinted with permission.


1853-1854 Bacon&Co.
1855-Name changed to Bacon Manufacturing Co.
1858-Name changed to Bacon Arms Co.
1888-Bankrupt. All production stopped.
1890-Amos Cobb, Receiver died. All tools and fixtures sold to George W. Cilly
1892-Plant becomes Crescent Firearms Co.
1893-Taken over by H&D Folsom Arms Co.
1930-Bought by J. Stevens Arms Co. (Savage owned Stevens since c1924) name changed to Crescent-Davis Arms Corp.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 15
  • By Joseph T. Vorisek
  • List of known trade names such as Nitro Bird, Osprey, Ten Star etc. and the companies that sold them under that name (Montgomery Ward, Tryon, Simmons Hardware, Hibbard Spenser, Folsom, Kirk etc.)