VOLCANIC

Previous trademark manufactured 1855-1860 by the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company and New Haven Firearms Company, located in New Haven, CT.
The editors would like to express their thanks to Mr. Casey Nanz for providing the following information.

VOLCANIC Models

.41 cal., lever action carbine with 16 in. barrel, perch belly walnut stock with piano type varnish, brass crescent buttplate, produced with excess barrels from the Navy No. 3 pistol production, approx. 500 mfg.
.41 cal., lever action, 16 in. barrel with attachable shoulder stock and crescent brass buttplate, this is the rarest variation of the New Haven guns and production numbers are unknown but estimated to be less than 100.
.41 cal., lever action, 16, 21, or 25 in. barrel, engraved or plain brass frame with piano finish, walnut perch belly stock, standard barrel markings and serial numbered on the frame and internal parts, resembles a miniature Henry rifle at a glance. Approx. 1,000 mfg.
.41 cal., lever action carbine, 21 in. octagon steel barrel with blued finish, brass receiver and buttplate, color case hardened finish on hammer, trigger, lever and a piano finish on perch belly walnut stock.
.41 cal., lever action, 6 in. barrel, approx. 1,200 mfg.
.41 cal., lever action, 8 in. barrel, approx. 1,500 mfg.
.41 cal., lever action, 16 in. barrel, attachable shoulder stock, approx. 300 mfg.
.31 cal., lever action, 3 1/2 in. barrel, brass frame, some of which were engraved and gold or silver washed, varnished walnut grips (some examples of ivory have been encountered), most common model produced and encountered. Approx. 1,000 mfg.
.31 cal., lever action, 6 in. barrel, brass frame, some of which were engraved and gold or silver washed, varnished walnut grips (some examples of ivory have been encountered), rare example. Approx. 250 mfg.
.41 cal., lever action, 6 (rare) or 8 in. barrel, brass frame, some of which were engraved and gold or silver washed, varnished walnut grips (some examples of ivory have been encountered). Approx. 1,250 mfg.