VOLCANIC

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

VOLCANIC Firearms Models

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NAVY CARBINE

.41 cal., lever action, 16 1/2 in. barrel, marked "THE VOLCANIC/REPEATING ARMS CO./PATENT NEW HAVEN CONN/FEB 14, 1854", perch belly walnut stock with piano type varnish, brass crescent buttplate marked "VOLCANIC", produced with excess barre...

NEW HAVEN PISTOL CARBINE Image

NEW HAVEN PISTOL CARBINE

.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.

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NEW HAVEN CARBINES

.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...

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NEW HAVEN NO. 1 3 1/2 IN.

.31 cal., lever action, brass frame (some frames were engraved and gold or silver washed), 3 1/2 in. barrel, varnished walnut grips (some examples of ivory have been encountered), most common model produced and encountered. Approx. 1,000 mf...

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NEW HAVEN NO. 1 6 IN.

.31 cal., lever action, brass frame (some of which were engraved and gold or silver washed), 6 in. barrel, varnished walnut grips (some examples of ivory have been encountered), rare example. Approx. 250 mfg.

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21 in. Model

.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.

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NEW HAVEN NO. 2

.41 cal., lever action, brass frame (some of which were engraved and gold or silver washed), 6 (rare) or 8 in. barrel, varnished walnut grips (some examples of ivory have been encountered). Approx. 1,250 mfg.