Crescent gun company?

Discussion in 'Manufacturers' started by Tom Sears, Jun 8, 2019.

  1. Tom Sears

    Tom Sears G&G Newbie

    i have a 12 gauge double barrel with the serial number 5298, a capital W, and what appears to be a screw on the plate. Also noticed “patented in 1883.” Any idea of when it was manufactured? This my first post, so I hope it’s in the correct forum.
     
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  2. neophyte

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  4. Tom Sears

    Tom Sears G&G Newbie

    Thanks for your reply. The name on the gun is Bridge Company. I didn’t see it on the list. I know it has very little value, but I’m just curious of the manufacturing date. Again thanks for your quick response.
    Tom Seard
     
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  5. neophyte

    neophyte Wonderment :) Forum Contributor

    Tom Sears: Sir; adding! For a "Stamp" Crescent put Co. names
    I add; only because :)

    http://www.gunstocksinc.com/web_pages/Plate-pics/Misc.-Stocks/crescent_firearms_company_trade_.htm

    Hardware Co.
    Barker Gun Co.
    Bartlett & Co.
    Bellmore Gun Co.
    Berkshire No. 3000
    Black Beauty
    Bluefield Clipper
    Bluegrass Arms Co.
    Blue Whistler
    Bridge Black Prince
    Bridge Gun Co.
    Bridge Gun Works
    Bridgeport Arms Co. (If no proof marks.)
    Bright Arms Co.

    More: http://american-firearms.com/americ...scent Fire Arms Co/Crescent Fire Arms Co.html
     
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  6. mauser9

    mauser9 G&G Evangelist

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    Crescent? Don't count on it to fund your retirement!!
     
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  7. Jaison

    Jaison G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Good luck, Tom. A gun doesn’t have to be ‘valuable’ to be interesting and have history.

    I’ve got a couple that are considered common, but hold value for me.
     
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  8. rando

    rando G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    I have at least two Crescent arms single barrel shotguns tucked away. One is 12 gauge and the other is a 16 gauge I believe
     
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  9. ChaZam

    ChaZam G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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