name Street town State from come Hopkins & Allen   Norwich Connecticut 1868 1914 Patent day Remarks
     
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included on June 15, 1868 by Charles A. Converse, Charles W. Allen, Horace Briggs, Samuel S. Hopkins and also Charles W. Hopkins. The is of interest that all except of Charles W. Allen were already co-partners in Bacon manufacturing Co. And Continental arms Co. Both service providers cessed all activities around the time as soon as Hopkins & Allen was foundet. In some way Hopkins & Allen Manufacturing company (Hopkins & Allen) can be their successor. The agency was managed by the brother Charles W. Hopkins, Henry H. Hopkins and Samuel S. Hopkins. check out Bacon production Co. And Merwin Hulbert & Co. Which firm became sole distributor the Hopkins & Allen in 1871. In 1874 Converse marketed his components (1/2 the the company"s capital) to Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Hopkins & Allen came to be a cash cow because that Merwin, Hulbert & Co. Once Merwin, Hulber & Co respectively Hulbert Bothers walk bankrupt, Hopkins & Allen itself went bankrupt two years later on in 1898. The agency was reoganized together Hopkins & Allen arms Company. as of 1875 H&A made several lines the revolvers specifically for Merwin, Hulbert & Co. E.g. The XL series however, with a double action feature and with a create guard. See Merwin, Hulbert & Co. H & A to be taken end by Marlin-Rockwell in 1914 profession names: ACME Alexia Allen American Eagle Americus Bang-Up Bloodhound Blue jacket Blue Whistler Captain Jack Chichester Creedmore Czar Defender ? Despatch Dictator Dreadnought Elector Encore Garrison Half-Breed Hopkins & Allen royal Arms Co. Leader ? monarch mountain Eagle Nero paragon ? special amnesty Pioneer pointer Ranger royal ? Scott Revolver Rifle Sterling Thames Arms agency ? Tower"s Police security universal XL Xpert You gambling .31 caliber percussion, 5 shot solitary action revolver (slight sports of the Bacon Mfg. Co. Revolver) 4", 5" or 6" round barrel, production was roughly 1000 .31 caliber percussion, 5 shot solitary action revolver (slight sport of the Bacon Mfg. Co. Revolver) 4", 5" or 6" octagonal barrel, production was approximately 300 .36 percussion caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, Dictator, 4" barrel, manufacturing was about 5000 of which about 4000 were changed to .38 r.f., offered from 1869 come 1872 Percussion left next Percussion appropriate side .38 r.f. Caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, Dictator, 4" barrel, about 4000 transformed revolvers, marketed from 1869 to 1872. It is thought that these weapons were currently altered before the Rollin White patet expired in 1869. Conversion no. 4651, left side same, ideal side .22 r.f. Caliber, 7 shot solitary action revolver, spur trigger, flat frame, 2 3/8" component octagonal barrel, level cylinder, birdhead grips, marked HOPKINS & ALLEN MFG, CO., NORWICH, CT. Thanks to Tony because that the complying with pictures .22 r.f. Caliber, left side .22 r.f. Caliber, appropriate side .22 r.f. Caliber, markings ~ above cylinder .22 r.f. Brief caliber vest bag derringer, 1 3/4* tip-down barrel, birdhead grips, spur create vest pocket, left side vest pocket, appropriate side .32 r.f. Caliber, 5 shot solitary action revolver, spur trigger, level frame, 3" part octagonal barrel, fluted cylinder, birdhead grips, significant HOPKINS & ALLEN MFG, CO., NORWICH, CT. .38 r.f. Caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, level frame, component octagonal barrel, fluted cylinder, birdhead grips, significant HOPKINS & ALLEN MFG, CO., NORWICH, CT. .41 r.f. Caliber, 5 shot solitary action revolver, spur trigger, level frame, component octagonal barrel, fluted cylinder, birdhead grips, marked HOPKINS & ALLEN MFG, CO., NORWICH, CT. .22 r.f. Caliber, single shot XL vest pocket pistol, 2 1/4" barrel, no markings, spur trigger, sometimes marked Pointer .32 r.f caliber, 5 shot solitary action revolver, spur trigger, XL No.2, 3 1/2" barrelleft side .38 caliber, Hopkins & Allen bag Revolver model 1871 (XL No. 4), 2 1/2" octagon or round barrel, spur trigger, bird head or square butt grips left sideright next you re welcome visite the unique XL page for more models .38 caliber, Hopkins & Allen No. 5, octagon barrel, spur trigger, bird head or square butt grips reduce 1 1/2" barrel, left next shortened 1 1/2" barrel, right side .38 r.f. Caliber, Hopkins & Allen XL no. 6, octagonal barrel, square target grips, spur trigger, nickeled .38 center fire caliber, Hopkins & Allen XL no. 6, octagonal barrel, square target grips, spur trigger, nickeled .44 WCF caliber (today called .44-40), very view were mad in .44 r.f. (.44 Henry r.f.) caliber, 5 shot single action military MODEL, XL No. 8 additionally called XL No. 8 Frontier revolver, 3 3/4", 4 1/2", 6 1/2" round barrel, difficult rubber or walnut grips, generally nickeled or blued one .44-40 caliber XL No. 8 was marked on the barrel HOPKINS & ALLEN MFG. CO. XL NO.8 WINCHESTER MODLE 1873 PAT. MAR.28."71 & APRIL 27,"75 XL No. 8, with 4 1/2" barrel, left next .38 r.f. Caliber, XL navy revolver, 4" or 6 1/2" barrel, solitary action, cause guard, marked on the peak strap XL NAVY, no other information available, probably only a XL No. 8 in smaler caliber, make from 1877 come 1885 .38 r.f. Caliber, single action revolver, 4" barrel, trigger guard, significant on the top strap XL POLICE, made from 1877 to 1885 almost right Serial Number selection of the XL No. 8, including the Navy and Police model
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1877 1 - 300
1878 301 - 600
1879 601 - 900
1880 901 - 1200
1881 1201 - 1500
1882 1501 - 1800
1883 1801 - 2100
1884 1201 - 2400
1885 2401 - 2700
.38 caliber, Hopkins & Allen pocket Revolver model 1875, 2 1/2" octagon barrel right side

Auto Ejecting Revolvers

.32 S&W caliber, 6 shot double action revolver, optimal break, 3 1/2", 5" that 5 1/2" barrel through folding hammer, make from 1885 come 1907 .32 S&W caliber, 6 shot double action revolver, optimal break, 3" or 3 1/4" barrel, hammerless, made from 1894 to 1907 .38 S&W caliber, 6 shot double action revolver, optimal break, 3" or 3 1/4" barrel, hammerless, do from 1894 to 1907 --------------------------------- Patent dates found ~ above H&A guns
patent day inventor
march 28. 1871 Samuel S. Hopkins
April 27, 1875 Henry H. Hopkins
June 29, 1975 Charles W. Hopkins
April 23, 1878 william H. Bliss (not certain that guns with this patent date were yes, really made by H&A)
might 27, 1879 George W. Cilley
Shotguns .38 XL or .44XL shooting calibers, XL model Singel Gun, single barrel guns, 18" or 24" barrel, do from 1885 to 1908 12, 16 or 20 gauge calibers, solitary barrel fall block gun, 30" barrel, huge action, made late 1880s and also in the 1890s 16 gauge, ideal side .45-70 shoot calibers, abdominal above yet with 28" barrel and medium action, all made native 1885 to 1908 12 or 16 gauge calibers, solitary barrel ejector gun, barrels to be 28", 30" or 32" v auto ejector 20 gauge calibers same as above with 28" or 30" barrel, all made native 1890 come 1913 Rifles .22 r.f. Caliber, solitary shot XL small rifle, 26" barrel, make from 1880 come 1908, Merwin, Hulber & Co.


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