Typical trade gun made around turn of the century, by Crescent Firearms Co., to be distributed by H. & D. Folsom. These are sometimes known as "Hardware Store Guns", as that is where many were sold. This particular gun chambered for 12-, 16- or 20-gauge and produced with-/without external hammers. Length of barrels varied as did chokes. Some produced with Damascus barrels; some with fluid steel. Latter are worth approximately 25 percent more. NOTE: Full listing of most variations of Crescent Arms Co. and shotguns marked with American Gun Co., see "Crescent F.A. Co.".