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titleman2005
September 21, 2005, 12:15 AM
I recently got two shotguns and they are manufactured by companies I have not heard of. # is Central Arms Co out of St. Louis and the #2 shotgun is Esstern arms company. those are the markings I could find so far both are single shot and I believe 12 ga.

Harley Nolden
September 21, 2005, 04:00 AM
CENTRAL ARMS COMPANY
W.H. DAVENPORT FIREARMS CO ON SHOTGUNS MADE FOR THE SHAPLEIGH HARDWARE CO OF ST LOIUS MO

CENTRAL ARMS CO
Made by Crescent Fire arms Co for Shapleigh Hardware Co of St. Louis MO 1904 1930. Sidlocks built by Crescent Firearms, and Boxlocks by Stevens Arms.


EASTERN ARMS Co
Dbl Bbl shotguns Made by Meridden Firearms Co. 1905-1915 Andrew Furberg & sons Mfg Co 1905 1907 and J. Stevens Arms Co after 1915 for sears Roebuck & Co Same as the Steven Model 311

HJN

titleman2005
September 21, 2005, 09:27 AM
thanks for the info that is just what I was looking for