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Allen & Thurber




American
Biography: Allen & Thurber was one subsidiary of the gun factory started by Ethan Allen at Grafton, Massachussetts circa 1832. In 1902, the Forehand Arms Co. was sold to Hopkins & Allen. Chronology: E. Allen - Grafton, Mass. 1832-1837 Allen & Thurber - Grafton, Mass. 1837-1842 Allen & Thurber - Norwich, Conn. 1842-1847 Allen & Thurber - Worcester, Mass. 1847-1854 Allen, Thurber, & Co. - Worcester, Mass. 1854-1856 Allen & Wheelock - Worcester, Mass. 1856-1865 E. Allen & Co. - Worcester, Mass. 1865-1871 Forehand & Wadsworth - Worcester, Mass. 1871-1890 Forehand Arms Co. - Worcester, Mass. 1890-1902 CHS holds a 1902 Hopkins & Allen Arms Co. Catalog. (Book Stacks Call Number: 623.442 H796cf, 1902)